California Podiatrist Blogs About Current Leg and Foot Health Topics

Perhaps you recently suffered a sports-related injury. Perhaps your child broke his ankle on the school playground. Perhaps you want to learn more about the latest trends in running shoes. Perhaps you are bothered by arch pain. Perhaps you are worried about foot complications stemming from diabetes. Whatever your situation, we believe you will find something that addresses your concerns by reading our blog posts. Our blog is written by our knowledgeable California podiatry team to provide you with insights into the health issues you face.

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  • Diabetes and Neuropathy: Finding the Correlation What does diabetes have to do with neuropathy? A lot, actually! And if you or someone you love is living with diabetes, caring for your feet should be top priority on your to-do list. Here’s is why …
  • How Diabetes Affects Feet Dr. Danciger discusses how diabetes affects foot health, and what you can do to stay safe if you have the disease.
  • Healthy Holiday Eating As the holiday season approaches, it is important to make healthy choices when it comes to what we eat. Palm Desert podiatrist, Dr. Harvey Danciger offers tips.
  • Circulation Boosting Tips Diabetics with poor circulation can improve their blood flow by quitting smoking, massaging legs, and alternating between hot and cold water when bathing feet.
  • Needle-Free Insulin in Near Future? Researchers are working hard and it looks like they may have found a way to eliminate the needle part of insulin. Dr. Danciger discusses the topic in his blog.
  • Warning Signs of Low Blood Sugar Cold clammy skin, lack of focus, confusion, speech difficulties and an increased heart rate are all symptoms of low blood sugar. Recognize the signs!
  • How to do Dessert with Diabetes Although watching sugar intake is serious for controlling your diabetes, allowing yourself to indulge in a small portion of your favorite dessert is doable.
  • Tell Your Podiatrist About High Blood Pressure Podiatrists are especially concerned about hypertension and vascular disease that may be affecting your health. Dr. Danciger wants to know if you have these.
  • American Diabetes Association Alert Day The American Diabetes Association had an Alert Day on March 22, 2011 to raise awareness for the pressing epidemic of diabetes.
  • Maybe It Will Go Away? Ignoring foot problems, foot pain, or wounds will NOT help the condition. Harvey Danciger says treatment is always the best policy when it comes to foot pain.
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Dr. Danciger recommends that anyone experiencing leg pain or discomfort should first seek medical advice from his or her physician as it may be PAD.