Treatment for Infected DFUs

Treatment for Infected DFUs

Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) unfortunately have a high chance of becoming infected. All DFUs may be treated by cleaning them, then covering them with a protective bandage. Resting the affected foot and not allowing pressure on the wound will also help the DFU heal....

Diabetic Foot Conditions

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetes is a condition that affects approximately 23.6 million Americans.  Around 750,000 new cases are diagnosed each year, and the disease’s most common form, Type 2 diabetes, makes up for 90 to 95...
How Do I Prevent Athlete’s Foot?

How Do I Prevent Athlete’s Foot?

Athlete’s foot, a fungal infection of the skin on your feet, may sound very concerning, but it can actually be preventable. The fungus that causes athlete’s foot lives, grows, and thrives in warm, moist environments. Public pools, showers, and locker rooms are prime...

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is an extremely contagious infection caused by a fungus that results in itching, burning, dry, and flaking feet. The fungus that causes athlete’s foot is known as tinea pedis and thrives in moist, dark areas such as shower floors, gyms,...