Tag: diabetes

  • Podiatrist Urges Diabetics To Take Better Care of Feet During Summer Months

    Podiatrist Urges Diabetics To Take Better Care of Feet During Summer Months

    Many people associate summertime activities with barefoot walks on the beach and through the grass, but if you are one of the many people suffering from diabetes, you may want to think twice before doing so. In Rhonda Cornell’s recent article for the Delaware County New Network, she discusses the issue of chronic wounds, and […]

  • Gum Disease Linked to Diabetes

    According to Dr. Peter Alldritt, chair of the Oral Health Committee, there’s increasing evidence that shows a two-way relationship between diabetes and gum disease. He explained that poor controlled diabetes increases gum disease’s severity. At the same time, worsening gum disease makes it harder to control blood sugar levels, because it prevents patients from being able to […]