Articles about diabetic foot


Digital Socks Could Prevent Diabetic Foot Problems

Last updated: 11/26/2020

A digital health company is aiming to reduce the number of diabetic foot complications and amputations by developing a wearable “smart sock.” The sock, developed by the...

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How To Treat A Sesamoid Fracture In Your Foot

Last updated: 11/23/2020

Your sesamoid bones are a small section of bones that are embedded in a tendon in your foot. More precisely, they are two pea-sized bones that are located in the ball of a...

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A Closer Look At Mortality After Lower Extremity Amputation

Last updated: 11/23/2020

Are we saving lives by preventing major amputation? Does major amputation hasten death in patients with diabetes in comparison to limb salvage? Currently, it is evident that...

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Socioeconomic Factors Influencing Self-management of Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Last updated: 11/23/2020

The title of the current ANS featured article is “I Cannot Afford Off-loading Boots: Perceptions of Socioeconomic Factors Influencing Engagement in Self-management of Diabetic...

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5 Foot Injuries Caused By Working Out

Last updated: 11/16/2020

The following is a guest post from our friends at Groom and Style. They provide honest, accurate and comprehensive reviews on all things related to style, grooming, home life,...

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What Is an Anterior Tibialis Tendon Rupture?

Last updated: 11/14/2020

If you have felt a sudden pain in the front of your ankle and are having difficulty moving your foot normally, you may have suffered a painful injury called a tibialis anterior...

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Five year mortality and direct costs of care for people with diabetic foot complications are comparable to cancer

Last updated: 11/07/2020

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Photos of Plantar Warts on Feet

Last updated: 11/06/2020

nowing what plantar warts look like can help you figure out what to do next for a painful spot on the bottom of your foot. It could be the common foot wart, also called plantar...

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Attitude May Affect Diabetic Foot Ulcer Survival

Last updated: 11/04/2020

Keeping a positive attitude may help clinical outcomes of diabetic foot ulcers, according to new research out of England. For their study, health psychologists at England’s...

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Vitamin D Can Prevent Stress Fractures in Athletes

Last updated: 11/01/2020

Athletes who enjoy high-impact sports like running, ultimate frisbee or basketball can help prevent foot and leg stress fractures by getting extra daily dosages of Vitamin...

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