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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 […]

Diabetic Foot Care Can Save Lives

Diabetic Foot Care Can Save Lives

For many people, feet are something that’s beneath their notice, so to speak. Unless the cause of an acute problem, they simply aren’t given much thought. Unfortunately, if you or someone you love has diabetes, you can’t afford to ignore these, the least noticed of our physiology. In fact, neglecting foot care in a diabetic […]