I Have Diabetes. Do I Need a Podiatrist?

I Have Diabetes. Do I Need a Podiatrist?

As a podiatrist, one of the most common questions I am asked by patients is this – can a podiatrist help with my diabetes? The answer is YES. Foot care is a crucial aspect of an overall treatment plan for patients diagnosed with diabetes. It is important to know that...
Why Do I Need to See a Podiatrist if I Have Diabetes?

Why Do I Need to See a Podiatrist if I Have Diabetes?

The fourth Tuesday in March is Diabetes Alert Day, an annual one-day wake-up call from the American Diabetes Association to inform the public about the seriousness of diabetes, particularly when diabetes is undiagnosed or untreated. Most diabetes sufferers have type 2...
Protective Foot Health Steps for People with Diabetes

Protective Foot Health Steps for People with Diabetes

November is Diabetic Awareness Month. Healthy feet are essential for overall good health, no matter your age, fitness level, or physical challenges. For people with diabetes, however, taking care of their feet is especially vital. More than 60 percent of all...