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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  • Stand Tough Against Tingling Feet Many Americans who suffer from symptoms of paresthesia, a tingling or numbing sensation often present in feet, but there is treatment for it.
  • Diabetic Foot Care Habits As Palm Desert’s Harvey R. Danciger, DPM, explains, making a resolution to follow some simple diabetic foot care tips will help prevent serious issues.
  • Diabetic Socks | Palm Desert, CA Harvey R. Danciger, DPM in Palm Desert, CA explains the benefits of wearing diabetic socks to protect foot health and prevent injury if you have diabetes.
  • Diabetic Foot Care Proper diabetic foot care is crucial in order to prevent potentially harmful infection. Palm Desert podiatrist, Dr. Danciger specializes in this type of care.
  • Fitness Tips for Type 1 Diabetes Proper fitness tips are vital for diabetics and it is important to consult your doctor regarding this. Dr. Danciger offers fitness tips for type 1 diabetes.
  • Kitchen Tips for Type 2 Diabetes Eating with type 2 diabetes can be difficult. Dr. Harvey Danciger of Coachella Valley discusses kitchen tips on how to prepare a healthy diabetes-friendly meal.
  • Diet Soda - Increased Risks of Diabetes Development We always thought diet soda was better because it has 0 calories, but it turns out that diet soda is associated with higher risks of developing type 2 diabetes.
  • Special Dog Saves Diabetic’s Life A diabetic man owes his life to his special blood sugar detecting dog. When his blood sugar dropped dangerously low, the dog woke him up and saved his life.
  • Do You Have Trouble Sleeping 7-9 hours of sleep is advised as a healthy amount of sleep. Not maintaining a healthy sleep schedule with this many hours could be related to type 2 diabetes.
  • Good News for People With Diabetes Although diabetes has been on the rise in past years and will continue to reach new percentages in years to come, there is some good news to be excited about.
  • What Can I Do About Swollen Feet? Swollen feet are a sign of peripheral neuropathy among diabetics. Seeing a podiatrist, wearing spacious shoes, keeping feet up and trimming toenails all help.
  • Artificial Sweeteners & Diabetes Artificial sweeteners can be a great sugar-substitute in the form of nutritive. However, proportion is key. Palm Desert Podiatrist, Dr. Danciger explains.
  • Tight Shoes Are Deadly for Diabetics Wearing tight shoes can be very dangerous for a diabetic foot as they can limit blood circulation. Dr. Danciger discusses what to look for in diabetic shoes.
  • Common Myths About Diabetes There are many misconceptions about diabetes, like that all overweight people have diabetes or that it's caused by eating too much sugar.
  • Enjoy Summer Without Diabetes Complications Hydration and temperature control are important for diabetics in the summer. Both prevent complications from ruining summer break in Coachella Valley, CA.
  • Charcot Foot Blog Diabetics with unhealthy feet need to be wary of Charcot foot, a condition where bones in the feet spontaneously collapse and deform the foot.
  • Paula Deen Has Diabetes One of TV's most popular chefs, Paula Deen, admitted that she's been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a piece of information that's disconcerting for viewers.
  • Special Foot Soap for Diabetes A certain new type of soap is designed to meet the needs of patients with diabetic feet: cracked skin, low blood circulation, and lack of feeling.
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease-Do You Have It? Many diabetics suffer with PAD, a disease where fats in the blood stream cling to artery walls and decrease circulation. Palm Desert podiatrist, Danciger helps.
  • Why Do I Have Pain? All of a sudden my calf cramps causing severe pain. I have to get up and walk around to relieve the pain, or just dangle my legs over the side of the bed.