Diabetic health tracking startup Siren Care has created smart socks that use temperature sensors to detect inflammation -- and therefore injury -- in..CONTINUE READING →
It’s National Diabetes Month, Are Your Feet One of the Millions Affected by This Scary Disease and Don’t Know It?
November is National Diabetes Month. Here's to managing your diabetes for a longer healthier life.CONTINUE READING →
It’s summer at last! Time for barbecues, beach bumming, and enjoying sweaty outdoor activities with your favorite friends and family. Now that the sunny days of summer have arrived, the last thing you want to worry about is your chronic illness.CONTINUE READING →
Life for people living with diabetes takes more conscientious decision making than for the lucky folks who aren’t. Pricks, tests, levels, diet, exercise; everything requires care and consideration for health and happiness’ sake. So it is with foot care. As foot and ankle care specialists, we hope that this list of ten things to be aware of can be a read more »CONTINUE READING →
Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density (ENFD) testing is the analysis of a 3mm punch biopsy of skin to quantify the number of unmyelinated C-fibers and myelinated A delta-fibers within the epidermis. The skin has a rather consistent number of epidermal nerves at specific anatomical sites. This density is also found to be consistent between different age groups and genders. Small fiber read more »CONTINUE READING →
Diabetes affects 25.8 million Americans and 8.3% of the American population and growing yearly. Diabetes can affect your feet in several ways.The following are five several suggestions to keep your feet healthy: Monitor your sugars and getting your feet checked regularly It is critically important to monitor your blood sugar daily and through regular lab tests with your doctor. Sugars read more »CONTINUE READING →