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Decreasing Your Risk of Ulceration

In the diabetic population, equinus is the overwhelming commonality between patients suffering from plantar wounds associated with diabetic neuropathy.  Equinus, to explain it simply, is a lack of dorsiflexion, or …

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 …

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 …

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 …

3 things to heal a Diabetic Ulcer

Diabetic ulcers are becoming one of the major causes of amputation of a toe or limb.  A small sore can turn into a large wound in a very small amount of …