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Diabetes: Check Your Feet!

  Diabetes: Check Your Feet! Thomas A. LeBeau St. Augustine Foot and Ankle When you have diabetes, you need to examine your feet every day. Be sure to look at all areas of your feet, including your toes. It may be helpful to use a handheld mirror or a magnifying mirror attached to the bathroom […]

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Wound Care: Healing Lower Leg Ulcers

  Wound Care Wound Care: Healing Lower Leg Ulcers Thomas A. LeBeau, DPM St. Augustine Foot and Ankle Foot ulcers and other open foot wounds are a major cause of disability, morbidity and mortality. Varicose veins, poor circulation and diabetes can lead to open foot wounds. Approximately 15 percent of diabetic patients develop diabetic foot […]