Podiatrists Apex NC

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Andrew Milner, DPM
(919) 460-7744
Carolina Foot Specialists , 1505 S.W. Pkwy. #200
Cary, NC
 
Robert J. Lenfestey, Sr., DPM
(919) 481-3338
Piedmont Foot & Ankle Clinic , 103 Parkway Office Ct. #100
Cary, NC
 
Richard Joseph Hauser, DPM
(919) 481-3338
Piedmont Foot & Ankle Clinic, P.A. , 103 Parkway Office Ct. #100
Cary, NC
 
LaWanda F. Bailey-Rayner, DPM
(919) 557-0300
Foot Care Specialists, PLLC. , 500 Rd. #102
Holly Springs, NC
 
Michael Louis Tomey, DPM
(919) 460-6088
Foot & Ankle Specialists , 3731 N.W. Pkwy. #100
Cary, NC
 
Jason E. Nolan, DPM
(919) 481-3338
875 Walnut St. #100
Cary, NC
 
Jeremy Michael Thomas, DPM
(919) 851-3435
204 Ashville Ave. #40
Cary, NC
 
Alan D. Garelick, DPM
(919) 465-2200
(HOME)111RockportRidgeWay
Cary, NC
 
Judith K. Hodgins, DPM
(919) 815-5030
JFootDoc&Associates , 201TurquoiseCreekDr.
Cary, NC
 
North Carolina Board-Podiatry
(919) 787-5181
1500 Sunday Drive #102
Raleigh, NC
 

Advice on Diabetic Foot and Toenail Care

Foot skin and toenail problems in patients with diabetes can lead to amputation. Early detection and treatment are always the best prevention techniques. In this review article, doctors from the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center discuss myths and advice related to diabetic foot care.

The first and best advice is to check the skin and toenails of the feet every day. Many people with diabetes also have a loss of normal sensation in the feet. They don't feel small sores, breaks, or changes in the skin. Wearing white socks can also help show any oozing or bleeding from sores or wounds.

Any change should be reported to your doctor or health care provider.
This is important because people with chronic diabetes are more likely to have poor circulation. This is especially true in the feet because they are the farthest away from the heart. Loss of blood supply to a wound can lead to infection.

Poor circulation combined with loss of sensation is a recipe for poor or delayed wound healing. This is all the more reason why early treatment is advised. Even before early intervention, preventing toenail disease and skin wounds are the primary goals.

Amputation is not a sign that the patient or the treatment has failed. Sometimes long-standing problems just can't be treated effectively any other way. If the patient isn't going to heal and will continue to lose function, amputation may be the best approach.

Patients may not have the resources or help they need to avoid s...

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