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Charcot’s Foot

How common is plantar fasciitis in those with diabetes

March 28, 2010

Tweet It could actually be very common. Think about this: What are the main documented risk factors for plantar fasciitis? (see this). 1. High BMI 2. Tight calf muscles What do those with type 2 diabetes have: 1. High BMI 2. Tight calf muscles (from the glycation of the collagen) What is a common diagnostic […]

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Bone Mineral Density in Charcot’s Neuroarthropathy

January 26, 2010

Tweet A reduction in bone mineral density is know to be a problem in those with Charcot’s neuroarthropathy. A reccent study by Christensen et al (Bone mineral density in diabetes mellitus patients with and without a Charcot foot) investigated 49 people with diabetes, of which 24 had a charcot’s foot. They compared bone mineral desnity […]

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