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  • March 2003 | Volume 16 - Issue 3
    Jeffrey Page, DPM, says a third of the diabetes patients at his center have been diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy (like the patient shown above) and approximately 15 percent of those patients are symptomatic. (Photo courtesy of Stephen Barrett, DPM)
    Moderator: David G. Armstrong, DPM; Panelists: Andrew Boulton, MD, A. Lee Dellon, MD, Jeffrey Page, DPM and Barry Rosenblum, DPM
    8,682 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    Painful diabetic neuropathy is perhaps one of the most discussed and hotly debated subjects in podiatry. Emerging research and emerging treatments have fueled the fire even further. With this in mind, David G. Armstrong, DPM, a member of the American Diabetes Association’s National Board of Directors, posed a number of questions to leading authorities on this controversial subject. Here’s what they had to say … Q: How prevalent is painful diabetic neuropathy in your practice? A: All of the panelists note they see a large number of patients with neuropathy secondary to diabete... continue reading
    Aircast’s Pneumatic Walker Diabetic System has multi-aircell support to provide graduated, pulsating compression.
    By Gina DiGironimo, Production Editor
    3,627 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    When diabetic patients have lower extremity injuries, they may have trouble weightbearing and getting around can prove difficult. Not only do you want to promote healing, you also want to enhance patient mobility. You may recommend traditional casting braces or something tailored specifically for your diabetic patient. One such option is the Pneumatic Walker Diabetic System. Aircast, the manufacturer of the device, offers two other walking braces, the Pneumatic Walker and the Foam Walker, which provide pneumatic and semi-pneumatic support respectively. However, the Pneumatic Walker Diabetic S... continue reading
    Here is a close-up view of a paronychia from an ingrown mycotic nail of a patient with diabetes.
    By Richard A. Pollak, DPM, MS
    15,938 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08