Kim Holistic Foot & Ankle Center

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Avoid Diabetic Foot Problems

Avoid Diabetic Foot Problems

If you are diabetic even your feet are susceptible to diabetic dilemmas. In fact, more than 60% of lower limb amputations occur in people with diabetes. Poor blood flow, high glucose levels and nerve damage are all diabetic repercussions that can lead to hospitalization. Luckily, regular visits to your podiatrist can keep an eye out […]

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Diabetes Linked to Tendon Pain

Diabetes Linked to Tendon Pain

Your tendons are designed to withstand loading. However, if you overwork your tendons, they can become stressed. When tendons become stressed they endure micro-tears that lead to pain, inflammation, and swelling. People with type 2 diabetes are three times more likely to deal with tendon stress and pain. In order to heal, you have to […]

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Your Toenails are Telling

Your Toenails are Telling

Your toenails can give off warning signs that may indicate an underlying medical issue or a vitamin deficiency. Watch out for nail splitting, discoloration, and cracking. Thick yellow toenails could be a sign of a fungal infection, but they could also indicate thyroid disease, respiratory issues, diabetes, or psoriasis. White spots on toenails could indicate […]

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