Meal Planning with Diabetes

31299756 S Diabetes Healthcare Medicare Treatment HandsDid you know that November is American Diabetes Month? This condition impacts millions of Americans. For patients, the complications can require attention from various specialists, including optometrists, physical therapists, and podiatrists. As the holiday season approaches, Dr. Brandon A. Macy at Clark Podiatry Center wants to empower his patients by helping them choose meals wisely. Diet and exercise are among the lifestyle habits that can…

Summer and Diabetic Foot Care

1577059 M Vacation Ocean Beach Father SonDon’t let diabetes get you down this summer! Dr. Brandon A. Macy is here to help you enjoy the family vacation, summer sports, and beach trips without complications to your foot and ankle health. Here are some tips to take along this summer. Share these helpful recommendations with your family and friends, too. Infection and dangerous blood sugar levels are concerning for patients with diabetes,…

Make a Resolution To Take Better Care of Your Feet

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve made a few resolutions as we begin 2016. Some are easy to keep – like keeping your house neater – while others are very difficult and require a lot of commitment – for example, quitting smoking or joining a health club. But here’s one resolution that is easy to accomplish and that will also improve your health and wellbeing…

Diabetes and Your Feet

Every year, millions of people are affected by diabetes. Did you know that diabetes can affect your feet as well? Yes, diabetes is responsible for causing two major types of foot problems. Diabetic neuropathy is when diabetes is not managed or controlled well and leads to nerve damage. This means that if the nerves in your feet or legs are affected, you may not feel…

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…