2 Rules That Can Help Defeat Childhood Obesity

The rate of obesity in this country is something that we’re quite concerned about at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland. Dr. Megan L. Oltmann and Dr. Craig B. Frey, our expert podiatrists, see a large number of patients whose foot issues are caused by or exacerbated by obesity. These include conditions like heel pain, […]

The Relationship between Diabetes and Your Feet

Diabetes is a large and growing problem all over the world. The disease affects your whole body in many ways and is especially hard on your feet, which is why the podiatrists at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland work so hard to educate our patients about it. Let’s take a closer look at what […]

Diabetes Myths

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about diabetes. Who gets it? Who’s at risk? Podiatrists Megan L. Oltmann, DPM and Craig B. Frey, DPM of Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland are closing out Diabetes Awareness Month by focusing this blog on clearing up some myths about the disease. Myth: Having diabetes is […]

Managing Blood Sugar Protects Oral Health

If you have diabetes, make sure your dentist knows. Good oral hygiene is something everyone should strive for, but it’s especially important for diabetics. We all have plaque – that thin film of yuk (mostly bacteria) that builds up on our teeth. It’s the stuff the dentist scrapes off of the surface of your teeth […]