Podiatry Resource Center

Foot Health & Informational Snippets

Caring for Diabetic Blisters

Are Foot Ulcers A Sign of Diabetes?

1) Staining on your socks may be a sign of diabetic foot ulcers. Why is this? The source of stains on socks could be from a wound where plasma or blood has been leaking out. 2) How does diabetes affect your feet/cause diabetic foot ulcers? And why? Does this happen in the early stages of […]

Continue Reading...

Why Can’t You Cut Diabetic Toenails?

Ingrown toenails can be a sign of other underlying issues such as microtrauma in the foot or incorrect functional use of the foot. For individuals that are confirmed diabetics, trimming and cutting toenails can be problematic, especially if the nails are overgrown. If you are a diabetic and you have an ingrown toenail, it may […]

Continue Reading...

Ingrown Toenail Doctor

Ingrown toenails occur when a corner or side of your toenail contorts and digs into the skin around the cuticle. It can be an extremely painful condition, especially in severe cases. In addition to being a common problem, the big toe is usually the one most commonly affected. Some common causes of ingrown toenails include: […]

Continue Reading...