Diabetics Need Regular Foot Exams: MD Podiatrist

The leading cause of hospitalization among people with diabetes is foot ulcers and infections, but most of those problems are largely preventable.

 

“While it is extremely important for those with diabetes to receive regular foot exams by a podiatrist, keeping feet healthy to remain active can often prevent one from developing Type 2 diabetes,” says Daniel D. Michaels, DPM. “Our feet are our foundation. Keeping them healthy improves quality of life.”

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The Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Institute, LLC Team

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