An article was recently published which found, in part, that diabetic patients feared an amputation more than they feared death. I agree that an amputation is distasteful, a horrible complication, and definitely something that we would all prefer to do without; but I also know that if faced with that situation you should choose life. I want you to read this article, and … [Read more...] about This Little Piggy Went Home – How To Handle Surgery and Amputation
So what is a podiatrist, what is podiatry? I'll start this article off with a question, and if you are diabetic you should already know the answer. So? Do you know the answer? A podiatrist is a physician and surgeon of the foot, ankle and lower leg. That's a pretty broad area, and many things can go wrong in the areas that a podiatrist treats. … [Read more...] about What is a Podiatrist, and why should I care?