limb salvage

What Are the Warning Signs of Diabetic Limb Damage?

John Steinberg, DPM, Director, Podiatric Residency Training Program July 21, 2016

If you or a loved one suffers from diabetes, you may be aware of one of the more troubling aspects…

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…

How diabetes patients can avoid amputation, and when it’s the best option

Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, Podiatric Surgeon June 12, 2018

One of the major goals of our Limb Salvage and Wound Care program is to avoid amputation when we can—and…