Kids with diabetes: Helping them enjoy Thanksgiving

45243124 Boy Sitting On Stairs Tying ShoelacesWith the holidays approaching, delicious food, family traditions, and fun are all around the corner. For children with diabetes, this time can be exciting and overwhelming. For parents, it may require additional monitoring of blood sugar levels.  At Clark Podiatry Center, we want to help you and your family enjoy Thanksgiving while ensuring that your child remains healthy. Here are a few tips for parents…

How to Protect Your Feet While Staying Warm

32504307 S Wool Socks Woman Coffee FeetThe temperatures are dropping, and winter is on the way. In colder weather, it’s important to keep your feet and toes warm. For patients with diabetes, this requires a few safety measures to ensure that your feet are staying warm — and safe. Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that impacts patients who have diabetes. In short, peripheral neuropathy is nerve damage, and this damage impacts…

Do you have enough wiggle room?

104352418 Hands Holding Different Shoes On Isolated BackgroundAre you sitting at the office? How about in the locker room before the game? Go ahead. Wiggle your toes and answer the questions below. At Clark Podiatry Center, we want to keep you walking — with support and comfort. When footwear no longer meets those requirements, you are at risk for corns, calluses, bunions, and blisters. If you can no longer wiggle your toes…