21 Things You Need to Know about Diabetes and Your Feet fills this gap by offering people with diabetes the key tips and strategies in diabetic foot care in one concise volume backed by the medical guidelines of the American Diabetes Association. This book covers the causes of foot problems, methods of dealing with these problems, and ways to prevent them.
Dr. Neil Scheffler has written this book with the person with diabetes in mind. In clear, concise language intended for people who are not health care professionals, Dr. Scheffler's writing makes learning about foot care quick, easy, and painless. Intimidating medical jargon is broken down into plain language for the layperson, and he provides a discussion of what each and every medical professional involved in the treatment of feet specializes in.
|Publisher:||American Diabetes Association|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Table of Contents
1. Why this book?
2. Who can help Your diabetes foot care team. Who they are and what they do.
3. Diabetic Neuropathy
4. Peripheral Vascular Disease
6. Foot Ulcers
8. Nail problems
9. Shoes and Socks
10. Additional Risk Factors
11. Skin care
12. The Aging Foot
15. Foot problems not caused by diabetes that may seem to be caused by complications of diabetes
16. Over-the-Counter Foot care products
19. Seasonal foot care
20. What you can/should do to prevent foot problems
21. What do I do now?