Wound Care Services on Long Island For Diabetic Patients

There are millions of Americans who are impacted by diabetes, and nearly 2 million of Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the blood glucose levels are above the normal levels. The majority of the foods that we consume is turned into sugar. Our bodies use the sugar, or glucose, […]

4 Foot Care Tips For People Living With Diabetes 

Whether you are a newly diagnosed diabetic patient or someone who has been living with diabetes for years, it is always a good idea to brush up on different self care techniques to maintain your health. The health of your feet is vitally important when you are a diabetic and there are many things that […]

Diabetes Awareness Month

According to the American Diabetes Association , every 23 seconds another American is diagnosed. In all, twenty nine million of us are bravely dealing with the many challenges of this insidious disease. November is “Diabetes Awareness Month”; an annual event intended to educate and improve the lives of those living with diabetes. Over time, elevated […]

Diabetic Patients Need Special Foot Care

Diabetes affects over 25 million Americans. This chronic disease results in a number of health issues, several of which particularly impact your feet. A weakened immune system, decreased circulation and neuropathy or loss of feeling all combine to make even seemingly minor injuries a major medical threat for diabetic patients. At Great Neck Family Foot […]

Footwear Tips for Diabetic Patients

Choosing appropriate shoes is important for the podiatric health of all our patients at Great Neck Family Foot Care. For diabetic patients, however, the wrong footwear can result in serious medical problems. Neuropathy (nerve damage) that causes a loss of sensation and reduced circulation, which are associated with diabetes, put patients who have this disease […]

Self Check Ups Can Help Keep Your Feet Healthy

Your feet carry your whole body and support nearly every activity you do, whether work or play. At Great Neck Family Foot Care, we believe that you and your foot doctor are partners in protecting the health of your feet, toes and ankles. One of the best ways you can help maintain your podiatric health […]