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Circulation in the Diabetic Patient

Patient’s recently diagnosed with diabetes are often encouraged to visit a Podiatrist for a complete lower extremity exam, but the reason for this evaluation is unknown to the patient!  Podiatrists have expert knowledge in understanding the lower extremity in addition to the affects that diabetes can take on the body, and we will evaluate you …

3 things to heal a Diabetic Ulcer

Diabetic ulcers are becoming one of the major causes of amputation of a toe or limb.  A small sore can turn into a large wound in a very small amount of time.  If you are diabetic, it is important to seek proper care and precautions need to be taken in order to prevent ulcers and …

Molecular Nail and Wound Testing: The PCR Advantage

What is PCR Testing? Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is the most innovative testing method used by some of the best Pathology laboratories to make an extremely fast diagnosis from a sample your doctor has sent.  Our pathology lab, Pathology Lab of Georgia, has gone through the necessary credentialing and strict requirements to become both CLIA …

What Is Diabetic Neuropathy?

In 2002, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, approximately 65% of those living with diabetes also had some degree of correlated neuropathy. In many cases, it is the symptoms of neuropathy that lead to the diagnosis of diabetes, because these symptoms indicate to the patient that there may be …

Helpful Doctor Tips to Get Your Feet Ready for Winter

How to Take Care of Your Feet this Winter With each changing season brings a new set of guidelines for keeping feet happy and healthy. Just as skincare needs change from summer to winter, so to do needs for foot health. For diabetic patients, proper care of the feet during winter months can be even more …

Village Podiatry Centers Announces New Atlanta Office Location at Stone Hogan

The new Stone Hogan podiatry clinic in Southwest Atlanta will provide comprehensive foot and ankle care to the Greenbriar community. (Atlanta, GA – June 01, 2016) Village Podiatry Centers has announced the opening of a new office location in Southwest Atlanta. Village Podiatry Centers offer treatment of a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions, …