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TORONTO CHIROPODIST, D.Ch., B.Sc., PODIATRIC MEDICINE

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EVERY 20 SECONDS A LIMB IS LOST SOMEWHERE IN THE WORLD DUE TO DIABETES, THIS BURDEN IS CARRIED MUCH MORE BY NATIVE AMERICANS.  "NATIVE AMERICANS ARE 2 TO 5 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO RECEIVE AN AMPUTATION THAN ARE THEIR NEIGHBOURS,"  NOTED PODIATRIST DAVID G. ARMSTRONG, DPM,MD,PHD, PROFESSOR OF SURGERY AND DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA LIMB SALVAGE ALLIANCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA.

DIABETES IS A GROWING CONCERN DUE TO ITS INCREASES INCIDENCE, MAINLY DUE TO AN AGING POPULATION AND INCREASING LEVELS OF OBESITY.  OUR CLINIC HAS RECENTLY AQUIRED THE NC-STAT WHICH MEASURES NERVE CONDUCTION AND OUR OFFICE IS USING IT IN ROUTINE SCREEING OF OUR DIABETIC PATIENTS TO TEST FOR PDN OR PERIPHERAL DIABETIC NEUROPATHY.  THIS DEVICE IS STATE OF THE ART WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY.  IF YOU HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSES WITH DIABETES OR ARE EXHIBITING ANY SIGNS OR SYMPTOMS OF THE AILMENT, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE TO SET UP AN APPOINTMENT.  EVERY DIABETIC PATIENT SHOULD BE UNDER THE CARE OF EITHER A FOOT DOCTOR, CHIROPODIST OR PODIATRIST.  WE SCREEN ALL OUR PATIENTS WITH THE NC-STAT, HAVE THEM WEAR CUSTOM ORTHOTICS TO REDUCE PRESSURE ON THEIR FEET AND REDUCE THE RISK OF DIABETIC ULCERS.   THEY ARE ALSO EDUCATED ABOUT THE DISEASE SO THAT THEY CAN PROPERLY MANAGE IT AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE ON THEIR OWN.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DR. HARDY AND MARZ HARDY,D.Ch., B.Sc., PODIATRIC MEDICINE, TORONTO CIROPODIST AND TORONTO PODIATRIST AND THE TEAM FROM ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS

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416-465-8737

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