For patients with diabetes, we at Podiatry Center of New Jersey know that one of the primary concerns is avoiding complications. The feet, being the part of the body farthest from the heart, have the hardest time healing, especially when poor circulation is present as is often the case in patients with diabetes. Peripheral neuropathy […]
While it’s always a good idea to regularly monitor and care for your feet, in recognition of American Diabetes Month we’d like to reach out with this advice for all of our patients who are managing this potential dreadful disease. Fortunately, with proper medication, diet, exercise, and regular visits to your podiatrist, you can minimize […]
The increase in blood glucose levels that accompanies diabetes may cause nerve damage in the extremities.
The tarsal tunnel is a hollow area of your foot near the ankle joint that provides passage for the nerves, tendons, and blood vessels that extend into the rest of your foot.
Keep aware of any changes to the appearance and feel of your feet and ankles since this will give you the upper hand in foot and ankle health. PAD often occurs with complications from diabetes, so check with your foot doctor for guidance.