Podiatrists Madison AL

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Dr.Edward Behmer
(256) 533-3624
929 Franklin Street Southeast
Huntsville, AL
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M
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Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.RICKY THORNTON
(312) 752-7713
Sportsmed Orthopaedic Surgery and Spine Center, 4715 Whitesburg Dr SE
Huntsville, AL
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M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Edward A. Behmer, DPM
(256) 533-3624
Podiatry Center , 929 Franklin St.
Huntsville, AL
 
Randall Tibbs, DPM
(256) 533-3424
929 Franklin St.
Huntsville, AL
 
Mark L. Midenberg, DPM
(205) 880-0222
Whitesburg Podiatry , 115 Queensbury Dr. S.W.
Huntsville, AL
 
Dr.VAN NGUYEN
(256) 883-2626
8010 Memorial Parkway Southwest
Huntsville, AL
Gender
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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Tara L. F. Blasingame, DPM
(256) 772-8566
131 W. Dublin Dr. #A
Madison, AL
 
Catherine Louise Yack, DPM
(256) 533-3668
2006 Franklin St. #106
Huntsville, AL
 
Angela L. Hampton, DPM
(256) 881-5151
Clinic , 4715 Whitesburg Dr.
Huntsville, AL
 
Robert Francis Ocampo, DPM
(256) 881-5151
Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Specialist , 4715 Whitesburg Dr.
Huntsville, AL
 
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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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