Guide to Managing Your Diabetes

16 Nov

The Doctors at PA Foot and Ankle Associates see first hand the devastating affects that diabetes can have on the foot and lower leg.

diabetes management guidelines information resourceThose who’ve had diabetes for some time are most likely familiar with these complications. But for those who’ve been recently diagnosed, we urge you to follow your physician’s advice on managing your blood sugar, don’t cheat on your diet, and to set an appointment with our office.

Diabetes impacts the lower extremities in unique ways and podiatrists are experts in treating these disorders. If a baseline is established early in the onset of your diabetes, it will be that much easier for a podiatrist to note changes in your condition and prescribe the necessary treatment. Early intervention is absolutely crucial in successfully resolving any foot, ankle, or lower leg problems that develop.

Here is a collection of articles we’ve written on managing your diabetes and we hope they’ll be of help to you

Diet Management for diabetics

Why too many carbs are especially bad for diabetics

Healthy recipes for Thanksgiving

Choose the rainbow diet

Eat right and avoid diabetes

Diet tips for diabetics

White sugar is not the main culprit in developing diabetes

How and why diabetes affects your feet

How PA Foot and Ankle’s Dr Teichman saved a diabetic woman’s foot from amputation

The impact of diabetes on your feet

How a simple ulcer can led to an amputation

Why foot calluses are a bad thing for diabetics

Why diabetics have more problems with their feet than non-diabetics

What is PAD (peripheral Arterial Disease)?

How to know if you have neuropathy

Why winter weather can have a harsh effect on a diabetic’s feet

Why diabetics should never walk barefoot

How diabetes cause neuropathy

What is Charcot Foot?

Tips on foot care for diabetics

What is diabetic peripheral neuropathy?

How dry skin can lead to foot ulcers

Why diabetics develop foot ulcers

General information on diabetes

Controlling Type 2 Diabetes With Exercise

The difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Randy Jackson of American Idol reveals diabetes

How diabetics can lose weight in a healthy way

What is a glucose tolerance test?

What is gestational diabetes?

Guidelines for those who’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes

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