Want to Save $3.5 Billion per Year?

The APMA has a way to save 3.5 billion (yes, BILLION!) dollars per year. Everybody at risk for diabetes-related foot problems should be evaluated every year. That would be the savings–thanks to preventive medicine. Read this article for the details. Courtesy of APMA, the American Podiatric medical Asosciation.…

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown nails are about the most painful, annoying problems I encounter on a daily basis. Aside from the pain there’s also the risk of infection which can be an even more serious problem if you’re diabetic or have P.A.D. (poor circulation). Exactly what are ingrown toenails? What causes them? How are they treated? The real issue here is the shape of the nail plate. Normally,…