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Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects:
Jeff Hall
Associate Editor
Jennifer Spector, DPM
Circulation and Subscriptions
Bonnie Shannon

Editorial Correspondence

Jeff Hall, Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects, Podiatry Today
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Email: jhall@hmpglobal.com

March 2003

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Volume 16 Issue 3
By Gina DiGironimo, Production Editor
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…
By John McCord, DPM
My patient was a 40-something, peroxide blonde, personal fitness trainer. It was her first visit and she complained, “You have to do something about my nails. I can’t have this flaw with my job.” Her nails looked nearly normal with only slight…
Moderator: David G. Armstrong, DPM;
Panelists: Andrew Boulton, MD, A. Lee Dellon, MD, Jeffrey Page, DPM and Barry Rosenblum, DPM
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…
By Gina DiGironimo, Production Editor
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…
By Richard A. Pollak, DPM, MS
Diabetes mellitus is a major health problem in the United States, afflicting approximately 17 million people, with 1 million new cases diagnosed each year in people 20 and older.1 Patients with diabetes are at increased risk for toenail…
Clinical Editor: Lawrence Karlock, DPM
Plastic and reconstructive surgery techniques can be a significant adjunct for podiatric surgeons in managing diabetic foot wounds and tissue loss. With this in mind, the panelists discuss a variety of techniques (including split-thickness skin…
By Eric Espensen, DPM, and Minh Mach, MD
The prevalence of diabetes, especially that of type 2 in children, is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide. Although no data currently exists to determine the extent to which type 2 diabetes has emerged among U.S. children and adolescents,…
By Richard M. Stillman, MD, FACS
Clinical Editor: John Steinberg, DPM
Managing foot wounds in diabetes patients forms much of the core practice of wound care and podiatry. In the United States, the annual cost for the care of diabetic foot wounds exceeds $5 billion.1 It’s been estimated that anywhere from 2.5 to 10.7…
Guest Clinical Editor: Tamara Fishman, DPM
A patient’s medical history can provide you with critical information that is necessary to differentiate among the various types of lower extremity ulcerations. Not only are there many different etiologies of lower extremity ulcers, it’s also…
By Brian McCurdy, Associate Editor
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently released its 2003 Clinical Practice Recommendations and one of the highlights is a new methodology of diagnosing diabetes. Using an altered version of a test may change the number of how many people…
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