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Foot & Ankle Surgeons Examine Strategies to Treat Ulcers Before They Start

Foot ulcers can be caused by many different ailments. Foot and ankle surgeons need to find the underlying causes and treat the wound and cause accordingly. Learn more »


Foot Health Facts for People Living with Diabetes

Having diabetes increases the risk of developing a wide range of foot problems Learn more »


The Dos and Don’ts for Diabetes Foot Care

List of dos and don'ts for diabetes foot care. Learn more »


Rare Diabetes Foot Complication Becoming More Common

Charcot foot is a sudden softening of the foot’s bones caused by severe neuropathy, or nerve damage, a common diabetic foot complication. Learn more »


Five Tips For Healthy Holiday Feet

Don’t let sore, achy feet ruin your holiday season. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers five tips to healthy holiday feet. Learn more »


Athletes Living with Diabetes Face More Foot Injuries Than Athletes Without

Foot and ankle injuries are commonplace among all athletes, weekend warriors and high performance athletes alike, but diabetic athletes are at a significantly greater risk to sustain stress fractures, sprains and other foot and ankle injuries than nondiabetic athletes, according Learn more »


Avoid Risks of Summer Heat to Diabetic Feet

As public health officials take precautions to help seniors endure the summer weather, diabetics are also vulnerable to heat related health problems. Learn more »


Advanced Treatments Help Hard-to-Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers—and Improve Lives

Advanced therapies for foot wounds are saving limbs, restoring mobility, and improving the lives of many people with diabetic non-healing foot ulcers. Learn more »


For Those Living with Diabetes, Treatment with Stem Cells May Avert Amputation

Advances in stem cell therapy can significantly improve outcomes for patients with chronic diabetic foot ulcers. Learn more »

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