What your doctor wishes you knew about caring for diabetic foot ulcers

woman checks for diabetic foot ulcers

If you have type 1 and type 2 diabetes, you already know the importance of good diabetes management for preventing potential serious problems, such as nerve damage, poor blood circulation, and diabetic foot ulcers.

To help you keep your feet feeling good, this blog post shares tips on preventing non-healing sores and infections and covers why it’s essential to see an experienced podiatrist for your wound care.

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What causes foot and ankle pain and when to see a podiatrist

Foot and ankle pain can quite literally stop us in our tracks. With ankle support, your feet carry around all of your body weight every day. So life can become pretty challenging when pain keeps you from putting one foot in front of the other.

Read on to learn some of the most common conditions and injuries that cause foot and ankle pain and when you should see a doctor for treatment.

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Choosing athletic shoes: How to get the best fit and avoid injury

Man choosing athletic shoes

Protecting your feet is vital to living an active lifestyle. When participating in sports or other activities, choosing athletic shoes that are a good fit for the activity you’re doing is essential. Wearing improper footwear can cause discomfort or even injury.

Athletic shoes are designed with specific activities in mind.

This article discusses the different types of shoes that are most appropriate for various sports and activities and what to know and how to prepare when choosing athletic shoes.

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