Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

 

 

 Diabetes

Today’s podiatrist plays a key role in helping patients manage diabetes successfully and avoid foot-related complications. Click to learn more.

 

 Diabetic Wound Care

A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that occurs in approximately 15 percent of patients with diabetes and is commonly located on the bottom of the foot. Click to learn more.

 

 High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Your podiatrist is vitally concerned about hypertension and vascular disease (heart and circulatory problems). Click to learn more.

 

 Peripheral Arterial Disease

PAD is caused by a blockage or narrowing of the arteries in the legs when fatty deposits (plaque) build up. The buildup of plaque causes the arteries to harden and narrow. Click to learn more.

 

 Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is damage of the peripheral nerves—the nerves in your toes and fingertips. In the United States, the most common cause of peripheral neuropathy is diabetes. Click to learn more.