About Diabetic Survivor
Diabetic Survivor is a website devoted to educating those with pre-diabetes, diabetes, and high-risk patients. We aim to provide information through articles, posts, infographics, and product recommendations. All of this is to help our diabetic patients and customers lead a healthier, happier and more informed life.
Dr James C McKee was born and raised in Salt Lake City, UT. He is an alumni of the University of Utah where he received a degree in Economics. He graduated from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. He completed his residency training at VA Puget Sound and at Madigan Army Medical Center where he received training in medical and surgical management of foot and ankle conditions.
Limb salvage and the high risk podiatric foot has always been the prime interest for Dr McKee. In practice he specializes in the care of the diabetic foot, including ulcers, wounds, neuropathy, foot deformities and limb salvage. He works with primary care physicians and community groups to provide diabetic foot education and training. Dr McKee is married, and in his free time he likes to read, travel and spend time with his family.
Dr. Jacob Panici grew up in Illinois where he completed his undergraduate degrees at Southern Illinois University Carbondale as well as a Master’s degree in Molecular biology, microbiology and biochemistry at the SIU School of Medicine. He then completed his doctorate training at Rosalind Franklin University’s William M Scholl School of Podiatric Medicine and surgical training in Chicago.
He completed his training through foot and ankle surgical residency which included both Sacred Heart Hospital, one of the oldest and most prestigious podiatric surgical programs in the country, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. These residencies granted the doctor comprehensive training in diabetic foot care, Charcot disease, limb salvage, wound care, sports medicine, tendon repair, foot mechanics, podopediatrics and extensive reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Panici lives in North Carolina with his wife and three daughters. He treats foot and ankle disorders at Piedmont Foot and Ankle Clinic in Cary, NC as well as retaining surgical privileges at Blue Ridge Surgery Center, WakeMed and REX/UNC hospitals in the Triangle.
Diabetic Survivor was founded in 2017 by Dr James C McKee, DPM.