|Diabetics at higher risk for foot problems|
Foot deformities such as hammer toes, claw toes, and bunions can increase the risk of calluses, corns, blisters, ulcers, and infections. Increased friction from shoes can cause problems. Therapeutic shoes are prescribed to accommodate changes in foot ...
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier (blog) - Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:18
|Managing the diabetic foot|
It is important that people with diabetes are encouraged to attend their annual diabetes review, where feet are inspected for any deformity, callus or signs of ulceration, with sensation and vibration checks and affirmation of pedal pulses to ascertain ...
Nursing in Practice - Wed, 25 Nov 2015 03:48
|Fitness Saturday: Three Ways to Correct Posture|
This is another post in our series of Fitness Saturday exercises, workouts, and expert tips appropriate to women in the second half of life. Jonathan Urla, a certified advanced health and fitness specialist, returns to the importance of posture and ...
Women's Voices for Change - Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:26
|The speed of your resting heart rate could determine whether you will die in ...|
Close up of a finger heart rate monitor The study shows that if the resting heart rate is more than 80 bpm, you are 45 per cent more likely to die within the next 20 years. Rex Features. Scientists have found a way to find out if you're likely to die ...
The Independent - Fri, 27 Nov 2015 06:03
|Practically Active Please try not to follow in my footsteps|
Deformities often occur, which is what happened with me. She prescribed a foot brace, which helps, although the foot is still a mess. But it's my foot and I love it. About three weeks ago I noticed a spot of what looked to be blood on the side of my sock.
Arkansas Online - Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:26
|Please try not to follow in my footsteps|
But because of the neuropathy, the pain goes unnoticed and the person just keeps walking on the foot. Deformities often occur, which is what happened with me. She prescribed a foot brace, which helps, although the foot is still a mess. But it's my foot ...
NWAOnline - Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:26
|Zofran Treats Morning Sickness But Draws Birth Defect Lawsuits|
Several families filed lawsuits after their children suffered a number of defects, including: mental problems, vision issues, heart defects, cleft palate and lip, clubbed foot and skull deformities. This year, hundreds of families filed lawsuits across ...
DrugWatch.com - Tue, 24 Nov 2015 06:03
|John Carroll, 'the Giant of South Buffalo,' will be remembered in Philadelphia ...|
That museum will feature two artifacts that speak to Carroll's size: his size 16-EEEE right boot and his 72-inch crutches; 6-foot-long crutches might not seem huge, until you realize that crutches extend only to a person's armpit. “This man lived a ...
Buffalo News - Sat, 07 Nov 2015 08:07