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Our move to diabeticfootonline.com is complete

March 30, 2015

We’re excited to be moving to a newly designed blog and server at diabeticfootonline.com . Please know that ” toeandflow.com ” will also point there however, we will now be retiring this blogspot.com site.

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Subtalar Dislocations

March 30, 2015

Subtalar dislocations make up 1-2% of all dislocations, about 75% of them being medial dislocations. Treatment consists of early reduction under adequate sedation

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Flatfoot in School-Age Children: Prevalence and Associated Factors

March 29, 2015

Background . Flatfoot has been shown to cause abnormal stresses on the foot and lower extremity.

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NATA gives first youth sports safety awards

March 27, 2015

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association on March 2 presented its inaugural Youth Sports Safety Ambassador Award to three recipients at the annual Youth Sports Safety Summit in Irvine, TX.

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Timely Wisdom On Priorities With Patient Care

March 25, 2015

The Canadian physician Sir William Osler, MD, one of the founders of Johns Hopkins Hospital, left a sizeable body of wisdom that has guided many physicians in the practice of medicine. I would like to share with you some of that accumulated wisdom and quotes that have served me well over the years

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If you ignore your feet, they’ll go away. @apmatweets @UofA #DFCon

March 24, 2015

Here’s a wonderful poster from our SALSAmigo, Penn State’s Prof.

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Material need insecurities, control of diabetes mellitus, and use of healthcare resources: Results of the measuring economic insecurity in diabetes…

March 24, 2015

Increasing access to care may be insufficient to improve the health of patients with diabetes mellitus and unmet basic needs (hereinafter referred to as material need insecurities). How specific material need insecurities relate to clinical outcomes and the use of healthcare resources in a setting of near-universal access to healthcare is unclear.

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Hallux Varus: An Underreported Presentation of Rheumatoid Arthritis

March 24, 2015

The prevalence of hallux varus deformity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been reported to be extremely rare. However, in South Asian Countries, where open-toed shoes are habitual footwear for the majority of people, we have found that hallux varus is a common deformity in patients with RA. This rate of occurrence is much more common than that in published hallux deformities in RA and reinforces the impact of footwear on the development of hallux deformities.

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