Category Archives: Diabetic Foot Problems

Diabetes Patients Should See A Podiatrist For Regular Foot Examinations

The number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes continues to rise toward record levels, with an estimated one in three adults predicted to have the disease by the year 2050, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Because many serious complications … Continue reading

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Diabetes Patients Urged To Take Simple Precautions To Help Save Their Feet

Taking a minute or two every day to inspect your feet and observing a few simple rules can make the difference in sparing diabetes patients from a preventable outcome of the disease – a foot amputation. “Of all diabetes-related complications, … Continue reading

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Diabetic Ulcers Linked To Foot Structure Abnormalities

Bone structure abnormalities and impaired foot and ankle biomechanics in diabetic patients are key risk factors for development of serious ulcers in the big-toe area, according to research reported in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Diabetic patients with … Continue reading

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