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Reduce Diabetic Foot Syndrome

Help your patients' reduce diabetic foot syndrome and get on their diabetes management calendar.


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Holiday Survival Tips for Diabetics

For many of us, the holiday celebrations start in November and extend well into the new year. If you slip into bad eating...


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The Rules of Snacking
 

As a diabetic, avoiding large blood sugar fluctuations is the number one priority. Anodyne's in-house registered dietitian...


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What Should You Eat?
By Lindsey Kanter, RDN On September 11, 2019

What Should You Eat?

 

Living with diabetes can make life complex. Learn the number one nutrition suggestion to improve your health on a day-to-day...


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Anti-Inflammatory Fruit Bowl

“Anti-inflammatory” is quite the buzz word in nutrition lately! When it comes to diets and such, I am not a big fan. Why?...


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Best Diabetes Apps of 2018

 

Tracking your blood sugar, while keeping up with your nutrient intake (on top of daily life) is not easy! Anodyne has...


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True or False: Bunions CAN be prevented.

I’m guessing if you are reading this post, you may have a bunion, family history of bunions or could be concerned with your...


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3 Questions To Ask Yourself Today

 

The fit of a shoe can effect an individuals health and well being on multiple levels. If a shoe doesn't fit properly, an...


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It's Global Running Day!

Exercise is one of the most important factors in preventing and managing diabetes. The benefits of consistent exercise for...


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How to Manage Your Diabetes in Extreme Summer Heat

We often look forward to changes of season, as the flowers bloom and sun shines. However, if you have diabetes, you need to be...


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9 Natural At-Home Remedies for Swollen Feet and Ankles

Sore feet, swelling, inflammation and related foot complications can be a product of various sources. If you experience any of...


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When is it Time to See Your Podiatrist?

When we think about our health and ways to sustain it, things like our heart, liver, kidneys, etc. immediately come to mind....


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American Diabetes Association Alert Day

Held March 28, 2017, American Diabetes Association Alert Day is a day to sound the alarm about the prevalence of type 2...


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How to Fix Your Foot Problem(s)

Knowing what the problem is, is only the beginning. Finding the solution is the key. Below is a list of some of the most...


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Food for Feet
By Billy Kanter On March 2, 2017

Food for Feet

Food for thought. No. Food for feet! This week I’m going to spotlight how a few different foods can actually affect the health...


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7 Life Hacks for Living with Type 1 Diabetes

There are many components to proper management of type 1 diabetes. It’s a lifelong commitment that requires extreme diligence...


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How to Properly Fit Winter Boots

This post may not be for everyone (*I’m looking at all of you living in the southern parts of the country*), but it certainly...


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The Essential 2017 Footcare Tips

As we continue into 2017, let’s put our best foot (or feet) forward in with some basic footcare tips. While footcare may not...


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9 Essentials of Diabetic Foot Care

Most people without diabetes don’t realize that the nerve and blood vessel damage caused by the disease can become a major...


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4 Tips to Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

The holidays can be a tough time for those trying to manage their diabetes. With there being no shortage of rich, sugary and...


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Want Healthy Feet? Maintain a Healthy Weight

It’s no mystery, that in addition to diabetes, being overweight can lead to a host of health problems. Being overweight is...


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3 Ways to Prevent Diabetes Related Amputations

In 2010, about 73,000 non-traumatic lower-limb amputations were performed on adults aged 20 years or older with diagnosed...


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5 Exercises for Strong and Healthy Feet

Even the most health-conscious people can tend to neglect their feet.  It’s easy to do until you start to feel discomfort,...


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How Obesity Leads to Diabetes

The fact that obesity significantly increases the risk of developing certain conditions can be a tough pill to swallow....


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9 Tips for Traveling with Diabetes

If you have diabetes, preparing for even daily activities can require advanced planning. So how do you prepare for travel that...


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How to Deal with Shin Splints

"Shin splints” is a general term for a condition caused by inflammation to the anterior or posterior muscles and tendons in...


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How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Blood Sugar

As the seasons change, most of us are exposed to extreme temperatures of one variety or another. Whether you're sweating or...


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Foot Stretches to Counteract High Heels

Do you wear high heels? If so, the stretches below are mandatory on a daily basis. Your feet and body will thank you later.

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8 Bad Eating Habits for Diabetics

In addition to the types of food and the overall volume, it’s also important to make sure that you’re aware of the timing and...


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Fall Footcare Tips
By Billy Kanter On September 15, 2016

Fall Footcare Tips

By forgoing socks, donning flip-flops, or simply going barefoot, Summer was the time to free our feet from their year-long...


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3 Exercises for Reducing Heel Pain

Heel pain is fairly common, and can be a result of many different issues or conditions. Nonetheless, regardless of what is...


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Stay-at-Home Workouts for Type 2 Diabetes

Exercise is an important part of every type 2 diabetes management plan. Fortunately, it’s not impossible for you to include...


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4 Tips for Dealing with Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the medical term for inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the connective tissue that runs along...


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4 Tips for Healthy Toe Nails

Your nails are a reflection of your overall health, which is why proper nail care is so important. Below are a few simple and...


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5 Morning Routines to Control Type 2 Diabetes

Controlling Type 2 diabetes can be a daunting task that can easily be pushed aside by the stresses of everyday living. You...


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Food Cravings and Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes, you’ve probably been advised by your healthcare team to incorporate healthier foods into your...


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Diabetes and Summer: Safety Tips

It's the dog days here in Milwaukee — the hottest, sultriest days of summer where temperatures can climb over the 100-degree...


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5 Stretches for Your Feet

As we all know, a great deal of demand is placed on our feet. Our feet flex and change shape with every step, which means...


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4 Summer Running Tips
By Billy Kanter On June 21, 2016

4 Summer Running Tips

Even after an awful start to spring here in the Midwest, it appears summer is upon us. With summer comes a lot more outdoor...


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Steps to Prevent Swollen Feet while Flying

Summer tends to be one of the busier times for the year in terms of people traveling. One thing you may have noticed while...


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8 Tips for Better Blood Sugar Control

If balancing your blood sugar levels feels like hard work, these strategies can help.

When you live with diabetes, balanced...


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Today we are going to talk about something I frequently suffer from…heel cracks. Heel cracks are something that are relatively...


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8 High-Protein Vegetables for the Diabetic Diet

In the past, many people thought that those who followed a vegetarian diet were not getting enough protein. However, research...


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4 Tips for Checking your Feet

I’ve talked before about how to care for your feet, and the importance of going to a Podiatrist on a regular basis (especially...


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A Magical Diabetes Drink

If there was a magical drink that could help boost metabolism and weight loss, cleanse and detox your liver, stimulate your...


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Lower Your Stress Levels to Control Blood Sugar

Stress-related changes in hormones such as cortisol can cause blood sugars to rise in people with diabetes. There is also...


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Shoe Fitting for Dummies

There are a ton of opinions and misconceptions when it comes to fitting shoes. Well, here is your undisputed guide on how it...


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The Effects of Sitting All Day

How often do you sit during the day?  Think about it.  5 hours? 10 hours? 15 hours?

We are a very sedentary society.  We spend...


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6 Foods That Fight Inflammation

The key to reducing persistent inflammation that causes chronic diseases (Think: Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, arthritis,...


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5 Summer Tips for Diabetic Feet

It’s crazy to think that it’s almost May already. Spring, or what we’re calling “spring”, is basically over. As it gets warmer...


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9 Basics for Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Healthy eating plays a major role in successfully managing type 2 diabetes. Use these tools to create a healthy and effective...


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5 Step Foot Massage
By Billy Kanter On April 12, 2016

5 Step Foot Massage

Knowing how to receive a foot massage doesn’t take much. However, knowing how to give a good foot massage takes a little bit...


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Traditional Chinese Remedies for Foot Pain and Strain

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, fasciitis is understood to result from kidney and liver deficiencies. The kidney controls the...


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3 Shopping Tips to Eat Healthy and Save Money

We’ve all heard the old excuse that it’s too expensive to eat healthy. If you’ve ever switched from your local grocer to a...


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Diabetic Neuropathy – A Beginners Guide

While many of my blog posts address tips, tricks and advice in regards to some foot condition, at times, I feel it is very...


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Eat for your Feet
By Billy Kanter On March 25, 2016

Eat for your Feet

Eating for your feet sounds like an odd concept. It even sounds weird to say. Nonetheless, it is important to know how your...


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DWD - Drinking While Diabetic

Having diabetes doesn't mean alcohol is off-limits. However, there are a lot of questions you should know the answers to...


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3 Exercises for Improving your Balance

Each year, more than one-third of people age 65 or older fall. Falls and fall-related injuries, such as hip fractures, can...


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5 Exercises for Hammer Toes
By Billy Kanter On February 23, 2016

5 Exercises for Hammer Toes

For those of you who are unfamiliar, a hammertoe is a contracture (bending) of one or both joints of the second, third,...


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3 Tips to Prevent Foot Odor
By Billy Kanter On February 19, 2016

3 Tips to Prevent Foot Odor

I may be generalizing, but I think it’s safe to say, all of us deal with foot odor…to some extent. Some of us more than...


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Manage Your Blood Sugar With More Sleep

There are tons of tips and guidance in terms of how to best manage your blood sugar levels, because whether you’re diabetic or...


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5 Reasons Why You Should Start a Meditation Practice Today

So, what is meditation? The word 'meditation' has been used to designate a variety of practices that differ enough from one...


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Why Feet Smell
By Billy Kanter On February 4, 2016

Why Feet Smell

Foot odor. Gross. Even saying the words in your head brings to mind a lot of pictures, ideas and memories. Not good ones...


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7 Herbs & Spices for The Diabetic Diet

So you’ve undoubtedly heard the expression “variety is the spice of life”. Well, a more accurate statement may be “spice is...


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5 Seated Yoga Poses You Can do at Your Desk

Many of us sit behind our desks and stare at computer screens for far too much of the day. Although concentrated work can be...


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How to Exercise When You Have Diabetic Neuropathy

A common New Year’s Resolution is to improve exercise habits. For someone with diabetic neuropathy, this may not be so easy....


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5 Amazing Benefits of Walnuts

A simple and healthy snack, most nuts offer a powerhouse combination of protein, healthy fats, fiber, plant sterols,...


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5 Things Everyone Should Know About Their Feet

Let’s face it. most of us are hard on our feet. On average, we take close to 10,000 steps a day. Nonetheless, even though we...


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5 Reasons Why You Should Be Walking

Compared to what most of us view as traditional exercise, walking is easy, practical, and inexpensive. All you really need is...


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The 6 Best Vegetables for a Diabetic Diet

Vegetables are generally low in calories and carbohydrates, making them an excellent option for diabetics. There are two...


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Three Easy Ways to Help with Plantar Fasciitis

Being active is an important part of our everyday lives. Whether it be walking, running, swimming, biking, etc., it’s...


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3 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions a Success

It’s hard to believe that 2015 is over already. Every year, I’m more amazed at how fast the time has flown by. It’s a fact,...


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Footwear Tips for Winter
By Billy Kanter On December 30, 2015

Footwear Tips for Winter

Hello Everyone,

My name is Billy Kanter, and I am excited to share with you all sorts of tips and facts about caring for your...


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Don’t Let Diabetes Knock You Off Your Feet

According to the latest numbers from the CDC, over 29 million Americans are living with Diabetes, and over a quarter of them...


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