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Diabetes Resources

Peripheral Neuropathy
Peripheral neuropathy is the term for damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system,[1] which may be caused either by diseases of the nerveor from the side effects of systemic illness. Click here for more...
Diabetic Foot
Diabetic foot is an umbrella term for foot problems in patients with diabetes mellitus. Click here for more...
Diabetic Foot Ulcer
Diabetic foot ulcer is one of the major complications of Diabetes mellitus. Click here for more...
Diabetic Shoes
Diabetic shoes, sometimes referred to as extra depth or therapeutic shoes, are specially designed shoes or inserts intended to reduce the risk of skin breakdown in diabetics with co-existing foot disease. Click here for more...
Callus
A callus is an especially toughened area of skin which has become relatively thick and hard in response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation. Click here for more...
Ulcer
An ulcer is a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane, accompanied by the disintegration of tissue. Click here for more...
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes—is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. Click here for more...
Hammer Toe
A hammer toe is a deformity of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the second, third, or fourth toe causing it to be permanently bent, resembling a hammer. Click here for more...
Charcot Arthropathy
Charcot arthropathy is a progressive musculoskeletal condition characterized by joint dislocation, fractures and deformities. Click here for more...
Certified Pedorthist
A Certified Pedorthist, or C. Ped. is a specialist in using footwear - which includes diabetic shoes, shoe modifications, foot orthoses and other pedorthic devises - to solve problems in, or related to, the foot and lower limb. Click here for more...
Orthotics
An orthotic is an external device applied or attached to a lower body segment to improve function by controlling motion, providing support through stabilizing gait, reducing pain through transferring load to another area, correcting flexible deformities, and preventing progression of fixed deformities. Click here for more...
Flat Feet
Flat feet (also called pes planus or fallen arches) is a formal reference to a medical condition in which the arch of the foot collapses, with the entire sole of the foot coming into complete or near-complete contact with the ground. Click here for more...
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia. Click here for more...
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