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Learn about the signs and symptoms of Diabetic Foot Complications (by City of Hope)

Do Not Walk Barefoot if You Have Diabetes

Mr. Valdez, a 45-year-old construction worker and has a 15- year history of insulin-dependent diabetes. One day after he came…

Athletes Foot Between the Toes Could Cause a Leg Amputation

Mr. Lopez  is a 55-year-old male who has history of Type II Diabetes for 10 years. He is taking oral…

Shoe Selection Can Lead to Diabetic Foot Complications

Ms. Henry is a 47-year-old female with a history of insulin-dependent diabetes. She came to the emergency room with an…

How an Ingrown Toenail Caused a Leg Amputation

Mr. Jones, a 67-year-old male, has history of type II non-insulin-dependent diabetes. He also has a history of kidney failure…

Neuropathy of the Foot Caused by Chemotherapy for Cancer Treatment. 

Some cancer drug can cause dryness, thickness, cracking, or blistering of the skin on the palms of the hands and…
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Other Helpful Resources

Frequent visits to the following sites recommended for leading-edge diabetes care and life-saving research.

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American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.

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American Podiatric Medical Association

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) is the leading resource for foot and ankle health information. Currently, the organization represents a vast majority of the estimated 18,000 podiatrists in the country.

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City of Hope

City of Hope is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people with cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses.