Neuropathy Know-How

Trust us: a little neuropathy know-how goes a long way. You see, under ordinary circumstances, the peripheral nerves in your feet and legs are responsible for sending sensory information back to the brain, as well as carrying out orders from the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). But if you have peripheral neuropathy, these […]

Tips for Protecting Your Diabetic Feet

Seat belts, sunscreen, door locks – these are all used to protect yourself from harm, but what about your feet? Keeping diabetic feet safe is vital to avoiding problems that could start small and get big quickly! Don’t let that happen to you, especially when summer is finally about to begin! Follow these tips for […]

From Scratch to Ulcer: The Progression of Problems

Memorial Day is just around the corner. Time to break out the picnic basket, fire up the grill, and enjoy the weather (fingers crossed!), but if you have diabetes, before you head outside, heed this warning: unprotected feet can send you from backyard to hospital in a flash! While the average person can shrug off […]

The Dangers of Diabetic Ulcers

Like a spring cleaning checklist, those with diabetes must follow a detailed regimen, and one that’s far more important than cleaning windows and closets, and trimming back shrubs! From watching your diet and controlling glucose levels, to safely exercising and making sure your shoes fit properly, if you are diabetic, there is a lot on […]