Your 2018 Foot Check Daily Checklist

Your 2018 Foot Check Daily Checklist

Do you have diabetes? Poor circulation? Neuropathy? If you said yes to any of those conditions, then the daily foot check needs to be part of your routine—even if you’ve never had foot problems in the past. It won’t take you long—just a couple of minutes, once or...
Watch Out for Signs of a Foot Infection

Watch Out for Signs of a Foot Infection

Size isn’t a great predictor of how serious a problem will be. Bacteria is microscopic, but a colony can grow and spread until it becomes a dangerous, and possibly life-threatening, problem. You can develop infections anywhere throughout your body. Cuts and puncture...
Diabetic Foot Care Is So Important

Diabetic Foot Care Is So Important

Being diagnosed with diabetes can change everything. This can mean adjusting your diet, exercising, and keeping up with medication to control the disease. If you or someone you love has been recently diagnosed, you may have heard that one essential part of your health...

The Dangers of Diabetic Wounds

Diabetic ulcers, also known as diabetic wounds, are unwelcome occurrences that affect approximately 15 percent of all patients with the disease. Poor management of blood glucose levels, combined with slow circulation and damaged nerves, can turn even minor cuts and...