Tips for Living Life with Diabetes

We would like to share some tips to living life with diabetes which include taking extra precautions with your diet, and caring for your feet.  A major risk to having diabetes is that you are at increased risk of developing foot wounds.  And if a wound is developed and it won’t heal, amputation may become […]

Dry Winter Skin

Kansas City winters can be especially dry!  Many of our patients have issues with dry, cracked skin on their feet this time of year.  If left untreated, it can become significantly painful.  And cracked skin can cause a whole host of other issues, including wounds and infections. The dry weather along with indoor heating and […]

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 […]

How Healthy are Your Arteries?

Have you wondered if you are getting enough blood flow to your feet? Do you ever experience pain in your legs that wakes you up at night?  If you go to the grocery store, do you get a cramping pain in your legs that makes you stop walking, and then start again once the cramping […]