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5 Everyday Habits That Are Bad For Your Feet

5 Everyday Habits That Are Bad For Your Feet

Our feet help to handle and displace stress with every step we take, and if you’re like most people, you probably don’t give them a second thought the majority of the time. We...

Emphasizing The “Whole” Patient While Treating The “Hole” In Their Foot

Emphasizing The “Whole” Patient While Treating The “Hole” In Their Foot

A new article published in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice by Jarl and colleagues dives head first into the ongoing debate about the appropriate weight bearing status...

Six Tips to Help Avoid Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Six Tips to Help Avoid Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Disclosure: In any review for a product or service, products or compensation may have been provided to me to help facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am...

The microbiome of diabetic foot ulcers: a comparison of swab and tissue biopsy wound sampling techniques using 16S rRNA gene sequencing

The microbiome of diabetic foot ulcers: a comparison of swab and tissue biopsy wound sampling techniques using 16S rRNA gene sequencing

The microbiome of diabetic foot ulcers: a comparison of swab and tissue biopsy wound sampling techniques using 16S rRNA gene sequencing BMC Microbiology volume 20,...

Factors impacting the evidence-based assessment, diagnosis and management of Acute Charcot Neuroarthropathy: a systematic review

Factors impacting the evidence-based assessment, diagnosis and management of Acute Charcot Neuroarthropathy: a systematic review

Journal of Foot and Ankle Research Abstract Background Acute Charcot Neuroarthropathy (CN) is a destructive condition that is characterised by acute fractures, dislocations and...

We're on the hunt for novel ways to assess the risk of type 2 diabetes

We're on the hunt for novel ways to assess the risk of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is characterised by elevated blood glucose levels. This can cause complications that lead to damage to the kidneys, nerves, and the retina in eyes. Other...

If You See This on Your Feet, You May Have Diabetes, Doctors Say

If You See This on Your Feet, You May Have Diabetes, Doctors Say

Diabetes is a serious condition that can lead to severe health problems if left untreated, but making sure you manage it can help you avoid the worst complications....

Three Common Foot Conditions That Cause Arch Pain

Three Common Foot Conditions That Cause Arch Pain

Arches come in all shapes and sizes. Some people have naturally high arches, while others have almost no arch at all. While we can’t choose our foot arch, its design plays a...

Treating The Most Common Type Of Ankle Bursitis

Treating The Most Common Type Of Ankle Bursitis

A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac that helps to cushion and lubricate structures so that they can move more easily. You have bursa in a number of different areas of your body,...

Caring For Your Diabetic Feet During COVID-19

Caring For Your Diabetic Feet During COVID-19

It’s important for diabetics to practice proper foot care each and every day, but that sentiment has only been amplified amid the coronavirus pandemic. It’s clear that the...

COVID-19: diabetes and death. A call to action

COVID-19: diabetes and death. A call to action

Every day the media publish death statistics. Each death represents an individual person:      ‘Tributes have been paid to a popular member of a Cornish theatre group who died...

What Diabetics Need to Know about Zinc and Superfoods

What Diabetics Need to Know about Zinc and Superfoods

Anyone who is living with diabetes has heard about the importance of improving your diet. That means removing bad foods and adding in healthier ones. Want to know one surprising...