Diabetes-Friendly At-Home Restaurant Style Recipe

Pad Thai Spaghetti Squash – A Diabetes-Friendly At-Home Restaurant Style Meal At Kansas City Foot and Ankle, we often hear that finding tasty recipes, while still diabetes-friendly, is difficult.  While it is entirely possible to find diabetic-friendly menu items at most restaurants these days, it’s also fun to find take-out favorites and adapt them to […]

Healing Diabetic Wounds

Why hasn’t this wound healed?   Diabetic foot wounds are very unpredictable, and they can be very hard to heal.  They are often a combination of poor circulation, lack of sensation to the feet, and pressure from shoes. Due to peripheral neuropathy, diabetic ulcers may form on the feet but are never felt.  This situation runs […]

Don’t Let Dry, Cracking Heels Keep You Off Your Feet!

40+60 Feet, Euw. (Photo credit: bark) Dry, cracking heels are very common, especially in wintertime. Colder temperatures are one of the main reasons for their occurrence, but other factors may contribute to the condition including age, diabetes, excess weight, or vitamin deficiency.  As you get older, your skin loses its ability to stretch.  As a […]

Diabetic Algebra

Image by Getty Images via @daylife So which doctor do you see when your blood glucose is out of control?  If you answered your PCP or endocrinologist, you are correct.  But adding your podiatrist to the equation may be just what the doctor ordered.  A podiatrist to treat your blood glucose?  Zoinks!   Ok, before you […]