Dr. F. Gabrielle Summers Discusses the Importance of Diabetic Foot Care

For patients with diabetes, routine diabetic foot care is very important to prevent serious problems in the future. Premier Medical Group Podiatrist Dr. F. Gabrielle Summers discusses the importance of diabetic foot care in the video below:
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Start Your Spring on the Right Foot

As the weather warms up more people spend increased amounts of time outdoors. Walking, running, biking, and many other forms of exercise and recreation can take a toll on your feet. According to a study by the American Podiatric Medical Association, 75% of Americans will experience foot problems at one time or another in their...
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Tips to Reduce Your Stress and Improve Your Overall Health

Stress is a natural response to challenging situations, but when it becomes overwhelming, it can negatively affect our physical and mental health. Too much stress can impact your blood sugar balance, heart health, and immune system. In today’s fast-paced world, it is important to effectively manage stress to maintain good physical and mental health. We’re...
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Ten Reasons Why You Should See a Podiatrist

Foot and ankle problems can be due to chronic medical conditions like arthritis or diabetes, but even everyday situations, such as overuse or poorly fitting shoes, can lead to foot pain. A podiatrist is a doctor that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of foot and ankle related conditions and injuries. Podiatrists provide a...
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Diabetes and Your Feet

About 25 percent of diabetics develop foot problems as a complication of their disease. Daily attention may prevent you from being one of them. Most people with diabetes are well aware that, without good glycemic management, their condition can lead to heart, vascular, eye and kidney disease. Less well known is the importance of foot...
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Foot Care: Taking Steps to a Better and Healthier You

As humans, our ability to stand upright sets us apart from many other mammals. The curvature of our lower back, which absorbs shock when we walk, as well as other uniquely human characteristics help us stay mobile and balanced. The ability to stand can ground us in stability, indeed, but age and other factors may...
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