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Downtown Raleigh Podiatrist | Downtown Raleigh Diabetic Foot Care | NC | Carolina Family Foot Care |

Carolina Family Foot Care

Complete care for the entire family. 

Family Podiatric Medicine & Surgery

Downtown Raleigh - Raleigh, NC

919 557-5148
Fuquay Varina, NC

919 776-2779

Sanford, NC

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Diabetes is a condition in which excessively high glucose levels in the blood can jeopardize the health of the liver, eyes, kidneys and blood vessels. One of the potential effects of diabetes is a weakened immune system rendering the body unable to effectively fight off infections. Additionally, the disease often leads to serious problems with the feet.

One common way that diabetics encounter foot problems is due to a damaged nervous system. Weakened nervous systems are not able to effectively convey messages from the feet, leading to an inability for the patient to feel the feet. This also impairs normal sweat secretion and oil production in the feet, leading to abnormal pressure on the feet during walking and skin problems that often result in sores.

Due to the suppression of the immune response in diabetics, the body is often unable to heal these wounds. If left untreated bacterial infections can lead to gangrene, which may require amputation to ensure that the infection does not spread to other parts of the body.

If you suffer from diabetes, it is crucial that you ensure foot health by working with your doctor to reduce the likelihood of infection and quickly treat any infection that arises. Contact us today to learn how we can help you protect your feet for a lifetime.

Our office carries a complete line of Diabetic foot care items.  drcomfort2.jpg Diabetic socks, shoes & inserts as well as products to help with the symptoms of Neuropathy.  Please click below link for educational information.

http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diabetic_foot  Diabetic foot Care products are also available online at - www.OurDoctorStore.com/Carolina/store/index.asp?department_id=53

Below is a Diabetic Foot Care guide for your review.

Click link below for educational information about Diabetic Neuropathy

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diabetic_neuropathy  

Neuropathy products are available online at 

http://www.OurDoctorStore.com/Carolina/store/index.asp?department_id=250

 

Downtown Raleigh Podiatrist | Downtown Raleigh Diabetic Foot Care | NC | Carolina Family Foot Care |
 
 
 
Downtown Raleigh Podiatrist Carolina Family Foot Care is a poidiatry office providing Diabetic Foot Care, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Downtown Raleigh, NC. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Taylor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Dry Skin and all work related in the 27526 area and surrounding areas in Downtown Raleigh