Articles about peripheral neuropathy

Recognizing Charcot Foot

Footworks April 2011 By Alexandra Buk, DPM Recognizing Charcot Foot Charcot foot is a degenerative disease that most often affects those 50 and older, as well as those who have had diabetes for more than 20 years. This condition affects the joints of the feet. It is associated with nerve damage that results in the […]

Healing The Diabetic Foot Ulcer: New Hope

By Dr Alexandra Buk A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that most commonly occurs on the bottom of the foot in approximately 15% of patients with diabetes. Of those who develop a foot ulcer, 6% will be hospitalized due to infection or other ulcer-related complications. Diabetes is the leading cause of […]

Diabetes and Your Feet

Footworks November 2009 By Dr Alexandra Buk Diabetes is a serious disease that can develop from the lack of insulin production in the body or due to the inability of the body’s insulin to perform its normal, everyday functions. Insulin is a substance produced from the pancreas gland that helps process the food we eat […]

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