3D Printed Orthotics: New Tools for Diabetics?

For those with diabetes, foot health can be incredibly important. Due to neuropathy caused by the condition, feet become particularly susceptible to sustained injury, with points of insensitivity becoming worn due to repeated pressure, and healing poorly. The solution to this issue has, in the past, been custom-fitted orthopedic insoles, providing support and structure to … Continued

Research Highlights Importance of Feet Exams for Diabetics

Diabetes increases the risk for a host of other medical problems, but foot complications are among the most common and dangerous. Recent research from Australia demonstrates the tremendous physical and financial impacts of diabetic foot problems. Most diabetes-related foot problems are preventable with proper care, and many can be treated with timely therapy, but it’s … Continued

What Could be Next for Diabetic Footwear

Unfortunately, foot difficulties are one of the main side-effects of diabetes, and these issues can be a huge concern for both patients and doctors. Neuropathy, lesions and even amputation, in severe cases, can all result from diabetic foot complications. Proper diabetic footwear, preventative care and on-going diabetic treatments are the most effective ways to keep … Continued