The great thing about the Fit2Walk kit in my opinion is that it fills such an important void for people with diabetes when it comes to promoting proactive foot care. The chances of developing diabetic foot complications such as an […]
Lately there has been a lot of talk in the world of diabetes about “advocacy.” But what does this over used word actually mean? And furthermore, why should we care? My good old Webster’s dictionary defines the word “advocate” as […]
Pain is the gift no one wants! Why would you? It is a sensation that we naturally want to avoid, and no one wants to experience it. Yet sometimes, pain can be a good thing. The picture on the right shows a […]
Today a drug rep came to my podiatry office to drop off some samples of a popular medication indicated for treating diabetic neuropathy. She was also excited to offer me something new from her company: monofilaments. The monofilaments came in an attractive […]
Fit2Walk is very excited to present an interview with Dr. Kristien van Acker. Dr. van Acker is the chair of the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot and chair of Foot Programs for the International Diabetes Federation. She started the first interdisciplinary diabetic […]
Fit2Walk monofilaments are both easy-to-use and highly effective tests for loss of protective sensation (LOPS). As you will see in the video, to use the monofilament you hold the monofilament by the paper handle and use a smooth motion to touch the filament to the skin on the foot.
Welcome to the Fit2Walk blog! We want this website to be a resource for you to keep you and your feet happy and healthy. There is a lot written about diabetes these days, online and offline, and I hope to […]