Ulcers and PAD

47971637 S Nurse Doctor Patient Hospital Injury Foot Man Woman Bandage Wound Hurt Hopital Office UlcerUlcers and P.A.D. Many of our patients have diabetes and decreased circulation is another symptom that defines this chronic disease. Peripheral arterial disease, also known as PAD, is the common cause of this decreased circulation. For patients with diabetes, this lessened circulation can have damaging consequences to daily movement, including ulcers and infection. Dr. Brandon A. Macy of Clark Podiatry Center likes to educate his…

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…

Intro to Diabetes – American Diabetes Month

31299756 S Diabetes Healthcare Medicare Treatment HandsNovember is designated as a time to raise awareness about diabetes. That’s why, for American Diabetes Month, we want you to learn more about how it affects millions of American adults. We encourage you to share this information so that more people can become involved in understanding the disease and actively trying to reduce their risk for developing it. The Basics Diabetes is a chronic…

You Can Outsmart Diabetes

Ycod Web Banner 250x250 BFor New Jerseyans, the cost of diabetes has never been greater. Not only does the disease cause detriment to the well-being of New Jersey’s citizens, it also puts a tremendous financial burden on the state. More than 625,000 people in New Jersey suffer from diabetes, and the total cost of diabetes in the state exceeds $7.85 billion per year. The American Diabetes Association estimates that…

Athlete’s Foot: How to Prevent Irritating Foot Fungus

Athlete’s foot is one of the most common fungal infections of the skin and is frequently seen in our Clark office. Whether you’ve had it or not, it’s important to understand how you can avoid and treat this highly contagious infection if you do contract it. The fungus that causes athlete’s foot thrives in damp, moist environments and often grows in warm, humid climates, such…