Foot Care Q&A

Foot Care Q&A: Part 2

Earlier in the year we brought you Part 1 of this article, in which five foot-care experts – including four podiatrists and one pedorthist – gave advice on basic foot care, dry skin, discolored toenails, athlete’s foot, hammertoes, bunions, and peripheral neuropathy. In this installment our experts take on shoes, socks, insoles and orthotics, home remedies, and pedicures…

What’s New in Foot Care?

It’s well known that people with diabetes are more susceptible to developing certain foot problems, including nerve damage in the feet and reduced blood circulation to the feet, than people who don’t have diabetes. Nerve damage, reduced blood circulation, and high blood glucose can make wounds slower to heal, and they also make them more likely to become infected…



Anemia is a condition in which there is a lower than normal number of healthy red blood cells in the body and/or a lower than normal amount of hemoglobin in the red blood cells…

Diagnosing Diabetes

For many years, there have been three standard tests for assessing people with symptoms of diabetes and for screening people believed to be at risk of developing diabetes. Recently, the ADA began recommending another blood test…

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