By Mike Casteel, DPM, and Lawrence G. Karlock, DPM, FACFAS

A middle-aged male patient with diabetes presented to our service for bilateral blue fifth toes with evidence of gangrene. The patient said the color change started about one week prior. He denied any history of trauma to his feet or recent cardiac events, and had no other pertinent past medical history.

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By Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is adding boxed warnings to prescription opioid pain medicines, prescription opioid cough medicines and benzodiazepines.

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By Eric Espensen, DPM, and Kayla Y. Song, DPM

In the vast field of wound care, many treatment options exist. The main goal is to heal open ulcerations as quickly as possible. One popular treatment is the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).

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