While nail fungus can occur at any age, older people are more at risk. If you are someone that has diabetes, you are at a higher risk because of the problems you may have with circulation. Nail fungus discolors your toenails and makes them crumble and smell, however, there are simple steps that you can […]
Corns Are One Thick Little Problem
If you have older family members, the chances are high that you have seen corns before. Thick and complex, they develop as your body’s protective measure against pressure or friction. For healthy people, treatment only needs to be performed if you experience pain or discomfort. People with diabetes, however, will need to be careful as […]
What Happens When We Wear Flip-Flops?
Flip-flops are a staple of summer fashion, but what people don’t realize is they can cause damage. A shoe like this causes rubbing between your toes, and without support or cushioning, your feet slam into the ground when you walk. Your toes will curl when you walk as well, which makes you take shorter and […]
Beware of the Dreaded Ingrown Toenail
An ingrown toenail is quite common and will occur when the corner of a nail grows into your skin. The result is pain, swelling, or an infection that can lead to more significant issues. If you have diabetes, you will have to be especially careful as you are at a greater risk of complications than […]