Have you recently been diagnosed with diabetes? In this blog, we’ll cover a few ways you can keep your feet healthy as a new diabetic patient.
What we eat affects the way our bodies feel and function from head to toe – literally! In this blog, we’ll talk about a few changes you can make to your diet that your feet will thank you for.
When individuals, particularly those that have diabetes get an ulcer on their foot, a bacterial foot infection can develop and potentially travel to other parts of the body.
Ulcers on the feet can become a problem for many, especially for those with compromised immune systems.
Ulcers are a painful condition to have, especially since they have a tendency to become infected.
Neuropathy is serious condition that can seriously affect the nerves of the foot and ankle due to the damage it causes.
From spending more time outside, to attending more parties, to opting for more open footwear or no footwear at all, your feet and ankles are likely to go through some big adjustments.
When most people hear that they have to exercise to lose weight or reduce their risk factors for certain diseases, they assume that they have to start running several miles each day or take up a vigorous sport such as cycling or basketball. However, there is one activity that can be done daily by people of all athletic abilities to improve the health of many different parts of the body: walking.
Red blood cells loaded with oxygen and nutrients travel to tissues via arteries, where they exchange those out for carbon dioxide and other waste products and return them to the heart via veins. Peripheral vascular disease occurs when there is insufficient blood flow in the arteries or veins.