Lesser-Known Facts About Diabetes

41666603 Legs WalkingEven if you haven’t got diabetes yourself or know somebody who does, you’re probably somewhat familiar with the basics. Blood sugar levels get too high in someone with diabetes. Their pancreas can’t produce enough insulin to process sugar and keep it at normal levels in the bloodstream. You might also have heard that diabetics have to inject themselves with insulin (Type 1 diabetics) or have…

Are Men Afraid to Get Medical Care?

34515493 Man With Painful And Swollen Right Foot Due To Gout InflammationDuring the month of June, we commemorate National Men’s Health Week. Are you aware that in the United States women live 4.8 years longer than men (according to the World Economic Forum)? In fact, in every single country of our world, men consistently breathe their last before women do. So, why is that? One of the reasons may lie in biology: women generally suffer from…

Foot Pain Isn’t Normal at Any Age

37922874 S Excerise Physical Therapy SeniorWhat does it mean to you to “Engage at Every Age?” To all of us at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, it means that you’re never too old to participate fully in life – to keep your mind and body engaged and involved in the activities you’ve always loved! “Engage at Every Age” is also the motto of for Older Americans Month 2018, which…

Take Steps to Prevent Losing a Limb This Summer

14238529 Man Mowing The Lawn In The Yard Of A Country HouseIt happens every year: regular folks fire up their lawnmowers in order to beautify their yards, but something ugly happens. A child gets in the way and loses her foot – as happened to a 5-year old girl in Indiana just a few weeks ago. About 13,000 children are involved in lawn mower accidents each year in the U.S. More than half of these kids…

Global Running Day: A Springboard to Get You Moving

46688557 Fit People Jogging On Treadmills At The GymExercise is a way of life for some people, and for others, it’s tough just to get out of bed in the morning. What inspires you to get moving? Well, consider this: June 6, 2018 is Global Running Day! People from all over the globe are pledging to run, and we aren’ttalking about a marathon. It could mean a solitary jog around the block or…