Podiatrists Lafayette CO

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Dr.Robert Jelinek
(303) 499-4448
350 Broadway St # 208
Boulder, CO
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M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.Anthony Valente
3555 Lutheran Pkwy # 120
Wheat Ridge, CO
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Christina A. Weber, DPM
(303) 443-8900
3000 Center Green Dr. #210
Boulder, CO
 
Gregory Paul Still, DPM
(303) 425-4680
Still Foot & Ankle Care Center , 7950 Kipling St. #101
Arvada, CO
 
Peter T. Hartlove, DPM
(303) 772-3232
Mountain View Foot & Ankle Clinic, P.C. , 1305 Sumner St. #200
Longmont, CO
 
Dr.Peter Hartlove
(303) 772-3232
Unit 200, 1305 Sumner Street
Longmont, CO
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Thomas E. Shonka, DPM
(303) 449-2000
Foot & Ankle Care of CO , 1400 28th St. #2
Boulder, CO
 
Robert A. Jelinek, DPM
(303) 499-4448
Flatirons Medical Arts Bldg. , 350 Broadway St. #208
Boulder, CO
 
John Stuart Jachimiak, DPM
(303) 449-2000
County Foot & Ankle , 2575 Pearl #240
Boulder, CO
 
Ritchie H. Steed, DPM
(303) 772-7008
Flatirons Foot & Ankle Clinic , 2130 Mountain View Ave. #203
Longmont, CO
 
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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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