Keeping Your Feet Healthy With Diabetes

Diabetics have long suffered from foot problems. An article from National Diabetes Clearing House talks about the foot problems that most diabetics will encounter at times. Dr Marc Blatstein tells us that a common problem that some people have is nerve damage. As nerves become damaged in your feet, you might not be able to […]

Diabetes Leads to 2,000 Amputations In Canada, by Marc Blatstein

According to Dr. Marc Blatstein , a startling report came out recently that stated over 2,000 amputations took place in Canada due to diabetic complications. It is frustrating that this number is so high because a lot of these incidents can be avoided. “It’s depressing that the number continues to be high and it’s particularly discouraging […]

Hockey Players in High-Tech Socks

A few years ago when some companies stopped making knit socks for hockey players and switched to a thinner performance material, there was buzz about the new socks being less safe.  The knit socks seemed to protect players from nicks and cuts from opponents’ skates fairly well, but the new material seemed too thin to […]

Are you experiencing numbness on the top of your foot?

Don’t jump to conclusions too quickly if you are experiencing numbness on the top of your feet. It is isn’t anything you should be worrying about. According to a recent article in the NY Daily News, the Running Doc discusses what is contributing to that numbness and it turns out it is most likely how […]