Diabetic Foot Care

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03 Sep Why and When Compression Socks are Recommended

Do You Need to Wear Compression Socks? Do you stand on your feet all day? Do you take frequent airline flights? If your lifestyle puts you at risk for circulation problems in your legs, consider wearing compression socks. What Are Compression Socks? Compression socks or stockings are soft,...

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27 Apr Why are feet so Vulnerable to Diabetes?

Managing Diabetes-Related Foot Problems We all need to take care of our feet, but people with diabetes need to be especially careful. Every year, more than 70,000 people with diabetes lose a lower limb to amputation caused by diabetic foot diseases. The good news is that...

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07 Mar Diabetic Foot Care Tips

Diabetes and Foot Problems If you have diabetes, ordinary foot problems can be extraordinarily serious. You need to take extra care of your feet so that you don't develop diabetic neuropathy and other dangerous foot problems. What is Diabetic Neuropathy? This is the most serious complication you can...

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13 Jun What Causes Ingrown Toenails

Causes of Ingrown Toenails Onychocryptosis isn't the name of a horror-flick monster, but it could be the cause of the monster-size pain in your feet. It's the medical term for ingrown toenail, a painful situation where your nail starts growing inward into your skin rather than...

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