The Anodyne Journal

Anodyne's Scanner

Posted by Lindsey Kanter on Jul 2, 2018 10:10:56 AM

 

Exactly what is our “scanner?” 

Anodyne has raised the bar in terms of custom inserts/orthotics. Historically, custom orthotics were made by using foam impressions of the patient’s foot. We have created a much more efficient way of this process through our scanning technology.

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Topics: diabetic shoes, Anodyne, Diabetic Health, Foot Care, Anodyne Blog, Diabetic Foot Health, Anodyne Scanner, Diabetic Technology

3 Questions To Ask Yourself Today (June 13th, 2018)

Posted by Lindsey Kanter on Jun 13, 2018 10:55:00 AM

 

The fit of a shoe can effect an individuals health and well being on multiple levels. If a shoe doesn't fit properly, an individual may experience issues from skin irritation to even joint problems. It is important to note,  there are many opinions and misconceptions when it comes to fitting shoes. Whether you receive advice from your local shoe store or a friend, it may be doing more harm than good.

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Topics: diabetic shoes, Anodyne, Diabetic Health, Foot Care, Anodyne Blog, Diabetic Foot Health

How to Manage Your Diabetes in Extreme Summer Heat

Posted by Will Knight on May 22, 2018 4:26:24 PM

We often look forward to changes of season, as the flowers bloom and sun shines. However, if you have diabetes, you need to be extra careful when temperatures begin to climb dramatically. Extreme heat can have a potentially detrimental effect on your blood sugar control. Moreover, the extreme heat of the summer also has the potential to damage your medications and testing equipment. Whether your summer is around the corner or with you year-round, there are a few factors you should consider to keep your diabetes symptoms in control and to keep the blistering heat from having any undesirable effect on your health.

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Topics: diabetic shoes, diabetes blog

9 Natural At-Home Remedies for Swollen Feet and Ankles

Posted by Billy Kanter on Feb 23, 2018 4:48:23 PM

Sore feet, swelling, inflammation and related foot complications can be a product of various sources. If you experience any of these, it’s important to see your podiatrist or primary care physician so that s/he can properly diagnose what you’re dealing with. One of the more common diagnoses for foot swelling and discomfort is a condition known as peripheral edema.

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Topics: diabetic shoes, Diabetic Health, Foot Care

Stay-at-Home Workouts for Type 2 Diabetes

Posted by Will Knight on Aug 30, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Exercise is an important part of every type 2 diabetes management plan. Fortunately, it’s not impossible for you to include exercise as part of your diabetes management without leaving home. Here's how to create a home-based diabetes fitness plan that doesn't require a gym membership, fancy workout clothes, or expensive equipment.

The ADA recommends 30 minutes of moderate activity most days of the week. If you have trouble fitting in 30 minutes of exercise at a time, consider breaking it up into 10 minute segments.

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Topics: Diabetes Awareness, diabetic shoes, diabetes blog