June is Men’s Health Month, and here at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC we are concerned about some studies that we have heard regarding men and diabetes.
Conducting self exams on your feet is a way to monitor the health of your feet and ankles between appointments and to catch new foot problems in their earliest stages.
Wet and sloppy weather conditions along with colder temperatures can mean an increase in the risk of foot health problems for diabetic patients.
A beach day is fun and relaxing for the whole family—if you take a few precautions to protect your feet.
Okay, blisters are not the most serious foot problem that we treat but they can be annoying, painful and a potential cause of infection if not properly treated. We always tell patients never to pop a blister.
Patients with diabetes face special concerns when it comes to foot care and health.