Annual Physical Exam

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Annual physical exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better. By getting the right health services, screenings, and treatments, you are taking steps that help your chances for living a longer, healthier life. Your age, health and family history, lifestyle choices (i.e. … Read More

Diabetic Foot Care

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Diabetes can be dangerous to your feet—even a small cut can produce serious consequences. Diabetes may cause nerve damage that takes away the feeling in your feet. Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an injury or resist infection. Because of these problems, you may not notice a foreign object in your shoe.If … Read More

Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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Diabetic foot ulcers can start very easily. Maybe it’s a new pair of shoes or an extra long walk. Next thing you know, you have a small callus or blister on your foot.The problem arises when you lose feeling in your feet. If you keep walking instead of stopping or changing shoes, a small sore may turn into a more … Read More

Diabetes Can Kill if Left Untreated

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Diabetes Can Now Be Effectively Controlled Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that results in high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. If left untreated, diabetes can cause many serious acute and chronic complications.Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, kidney failure, amputations, heart failure and stroke.In the … Read More