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How does a podiatrist help people with diabetes?

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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
9 doctors agree

In brief: Foot care/education

Feet are commonly affected by diabetes.
Most times neuropathy with diabetes show up in the feet first. Podiatric physicians, at times, are the first to find signs of diabetes in an undiagnosed patient through a good foot exam. Good, regular foot evaluations are a must for diabetics. "an ounce of prevention....." dr l.

In brief: Foot care/education

Feet are commonly affected by diabetes.
Most times neuropathy with diabetes show up in the feet first. Podiatric physicians, at times, are the first to find signs of diabetes in an undiagnosed patient through a good foot exam. Good, regular foot evaluations are a must for diabetics. "an ounce of prevention....." dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Foot related aspect

A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (dpm) who is qualified by his or her education and training and experience to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg.
Practitioners may focus on many different specialty areas, including surgery, orthopedics, biomechanics, sports medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics, primary care, and wound care.

In brief: Foot related aspect

A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (dpm) who is qualified by his or her education and training and experience to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg.
Practitioners may focus on many different specialty areas, including surgery, orthopedics, biomechanics, sports medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics, primary care, and wound care.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Brian Wagner
Podiatry

In brief: Helping hands

A podiatrist will evaluate the neurological, biomechanical, vascular and dermatological aspects of both feet.
Make recommendation on your past medical history and any symptoms. Advise on proper foot care. They will also perform nail and callus trimming if necessary. They can also prescribe diabetic shoes with special inserts.

In brief: Helping hands

A podiatrist will evaluate the neurological, biomechanical, vascular and dermatological aspects of both feet.
Make recommendation on your past medical history and any symptoms. Advise on proper foot care. They will also perform nail and callus trimming if necessary. They can also prescribe diabetic shoes with special inserts.
Dr. Brian Wagner
Dr. Brian Wagner
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In brief: Check for problems

Another set of hands and eyes to make sure your skin, mails, blood supply are ok.
To find problems before they' get worse....Keep your feetbhealthy.

In brief: Check for problems

Another set of hands and eyes to make sure your skin, mails, blood supply are ok.
To find problems before they' get worse....Keep your feetbhealthy.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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