Diabetic foot care

 

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Diabetes Awareness Month Are you in the know when it comes to diabetes? For Diabetes Awareness Month, our team at Atlantic Foot & Ankle Specialists wants to tread water on the topic for today’s blog post. There’s a lot of speculation and myths about diabetes as a disease which can cause an unfortunate amount of disinformation to spread. Considering that the two types...

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Soaking vs. Lotion for your FEET!  I like to ask my diabetic patients an open-ended question when I see them for check-ups or nail care visits: "As a diabetic, what do you do to care for your feet?" One of the answers I get most often is, "I soak them."  Unfortunately, this is the wrong answer! It's a common misconception, and...

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Fire Ant Bites and Your Feet We live where fire ants live, or what Kenny Loggins would refer to as the "Danger Zone". Fire Ant Frustrations We live in the South, so it's happened to us all. We are out at a barbeque, picnic, gardening, etc. and all of a sudden, ouch! Fire ants! You didn't even notice you've been standing on...

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Have you ever wondered why do some people's feet smell? Have you ever wondered how you can take care of your smelly feet? Well lucky for you, as a foot doctor I have an answer to both questions.
A cautionary tale for diabetics and the care of their feet.

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