diabetic foot

Saving limbs and improving lives: The Center for Limb Salvage

David H. Song, MD, Washington Regional Chief, Plastic Surgery August 24, 2017

Keeping our feet strong and healthy is an important goal for us all. For people with diabetes, good foot health…

Alone and afraid: When family support for diabetes patients falls short

John Steinberg, DPM, Director, Podiatric Residency Training Program October 23, 2017

In most of the podiatric, or foot care, patients I see, families are very supportive, and I love that. Painful…

Prevent diabetic foot problems with these easy care practices

John Steinberg, DPM, Director, Podiatric Residency Training Program November 13, 2017

For many people, a blister or ingrown toenail would be a minor nuisance, painful for a few days, but then…

Why diabetes increases burn risk, and tips to stay safe

Laura S. Johnson, MD, Burn Surgeon November 28, 2017

Burns can happen to anyone, but people with diabetes may be more susceptible than others. In fact, between 10 and…