Do You Need a Podiatrist if You’ve Got Diabetes?

106546227 S Diabetes Glucometer Patient Doctor Sugar LevelWe’re just going to jump in and answer this blog’s title question right away: YES! Anyone with diabetes should have their feet checked at least once a year by a qualified foot specialist. And once-yearly checkups are not always enough. That’s because diabetics are prone to two types of problems that podiatrists are uniquely qualified to diagnose: Neuropathy (nerve damage): When you feel pain, it’s…

8 Ways a Podiatrist Can Send Your Foot Pain Packing

29470486 Female LegOf all the parts of the human body, we tend to ignore our feet the most. That is until something happens to make them hurt. But it’s really hard to ignore a heel that screams out in pain when you walk. And just what are you supposed to do with a big toe that suddenly swells up and turns angry-red? Who are you gonna call…