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New Promising Treatment for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

New Promising Treatment for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Diabetic foot care is of extreme importance to those managing diabetes. Foot ulcers are a source of sometimes intolerable pain and long-standing medical problems for people living with the disease. If not properly treated, diabetic foot complications can lead to amputation and an obviously drastic change in associated lifestyle. There is, however, hope on the […]

Diabetic Shoes to Kick Diabetic Foot Problems to the Curb

Diabetic Shoes to Kick Diabetic Foot Problems to the Curb

The human foot really gets quite a bad rap to be honest. Not only do they take a punishment on a day-to-day basis just by bearing literally all of our weight while we run around from place to place, but they’re also sort of dismissed as being just plain ugly in most cases. With this […]

Foot Ulcers May Create Problems for More Than Just Diabetics

Foot Ulcers May Create Problems for More Than Just Diabetics

When many people think of foot ulcers, thoughts of uncontrolled diabetes often come to mind. Although there is a strong connection between diabetes and foot ulcer formation, it is not the only health condition associated with such problems. That’s partially because there are more than one type of foot ulcer. The ones that typically befall […]

Less Than 10% of US Hispanics With Diabetes Have Seen A Podiatrist

Less Than 10% of US Hispanics With Diabetes Have Seen A Podiatrist

Nearly 90% of US Hispanics with diabetes or at risk for the condition have not seen a podiatrist, according to a study by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) about diabetic foot care. The findings are disturbing given that Hispanics are at higher risk for diabetes, and would be expected to benefit from the important […]

Study Finds Diabetic Shoes & Inserts Reduce Amputations

Study Finds Diabetic Shoes & Inserts Reduce Amputations

A new study from Sweden finds that proper interventions such as diabetic shoes, inserts, podiatry, and regular checkups can reduce the number of amputations by more than 50% in patients with diabetes. These are the findings, and some steps people with diabetes can take to protect their feet. According to an article from News-Medical.net, researchers […]

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