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Category Archives: podiatry

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Diabetes: Check Your Feet!

Diabetes: Check Your Feet! Thomas A. LeBeau St. Augustine Foot and Ankle When you have diabetes, you need to examine your feet every day. Be sure to look at all areas of your feet, including your toes. It may be helpful to use a handheld mirror or a magnifying mirror attached to the bathroom wall […]

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Wound Care: Healing Lower Leg Ulcers

Wound Care Wound Care: Healing Lower Leg Ulcers Thomas A. LeBeau, DPM St. Augustine Foot and Ankle   Foot ulcers and other open foot wounds are a major cause of disability, morbidity and mortality. Varicose veins, poor circulation and diabetes can lead to open foot wounds. Approximately 15 percent of diabetic patients develop diabetic foot […]

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Neuropathy: Need Treatment?

Neuropathy St. Augustine Foot and Ankle Neuropathy is an umbrella term that denotes a disorder of the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system consists of all the motor and sensory nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. How Is Neuropathy Diagnosed? If your doctor suspects you may […]