Staying Healthy with Diabetes

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Staying Healthy with Diabetes

Many people in this country are diabetics. Sadly, my own mom was diagnosed with this chronic disease a few years ago. Since my mom found out she was a diabetic, I’ve been researching ways for her to successfully stay healthy with this disease. One way for diabetics to enjoy good health is by vigilantly taking care of their feet. Getting regular exercise helps with circulation issues in diabetics’ feet. Seeking prompt medical help for wounds in the feet is also essential for diabetics. On this blog, I hope you will discover how podiatrists effectively treat foot problems associated with diabetes.

Advice For Those Considering Hammertoe Surgery

Hammertoe is a condition in which the tendons in one of your toes start to shorten and tighten, causing that toe to permanently take on a bent shape. It's not generally painful in the early stages but can become painful and quite inconvenient as it progresses. The only permanent solution for hammertoe is surgery. If your podiatrist is recommending surgery for your hammertoe, here are some key pieces of advice that may come in handy over the coming months. Read More