Taggded: diabetic neuropathy

A Few Reminders About Diabetes

It’s been quite a while since we tackled the topic of Diabetes, and because understanding the disease and the complications it can induce throughout the body and especially your lower extremities are so important, I want to refresh your memory.   Over the next few weeks, we will discuss in detail the complications seen in lower …

Please, check your feet!!

Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common complications that as Podiatrist we see in our diabetic patient population.  At this time of the year it is very important to review neuropathy, its causes, and the importance of daily foot checks at home to prevent complications associated with having neuropathy.   Neuropathy by definition is …

Circulation in the Diabetic Patient

Patient’s recently diagnosed with diabetes are often encouraged to visit a Podiatrist for a complete lower extremity exam, but the reason for this evaluation is unknown to the patient!  Podiatrists have expert knowledge in understanding the lower extremity in addition to the affects that diabetes can take on the body, and we will evaluate you and identify …