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Dr Anthony Weinert, is a foot & ankle specialist practicing in Macomb and Oakland County in the cities of Warren and Troy, Michigan. He is also a board certified woundcare specialist and treats many Diabetics suffering with ulcerations.  Diabetics are particularly prone to foot wounds particularly when it comes to healing. In fact, diabetes is THE leading cause for amputations of the lower extremities in the United States.  If thats not scary enough, as many as 24% of diabetic patients who develop any type of foot ulcer will have an amputation.

Anyone who has diabetes in any form can develop a foot ulcer no one is excluded however, men who are of Native American, Hispanic or African descent are more susceptible. Patients who are insulin-dependent and those who suffer from kidney disease, eye or heart disease as a result of their diabetes are at a higher risk for developing foot ulcers. Patients who smoke and/or are overweight are also at an increased risk.

The ulcers can form based on a number of factors: poor circulation in the area, how long patients have had the disease, lack of feeling in the foot, foot deformities or irritation to the area. The longer you have been diabetic, the more likely the nerves in the foot have been damaged thanks to your elevated glucose levels. This nerve damage will often happen with no pain to make the patient aware and problems can develop before you even realize.

If you discover you have a foot ulcer, there are certain things that must be done immediately to keep the situation from worsening:

Prevent infection

Take pressure off the area

Remove any dead skin

Medication and dressings

Manage your disease

Not all foot ulcers will become infected but your podiatrist will need to determine if there is infection present or not. If there is an infection, treatment can vary from antibiotics to hospitalization. There are steps you can take to keep from infection from showing up, however:

Keep your disease under control manage your glucose levels closely

If you have an ulcer, keep it bandaged with clean dressings

Clean your wound and the area around it daily

Don’t walk around barefoot

Remember that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure this is especially true when it comes to caring for a foot ulcer you may develop as a result of your diabetes.  If you or your loved one is suffering with diabetic ulcerations, call Dr Weinert’s office today at 248-362-3338 (Troy) or 586-751-3338 (Warren) to schedule your appointment (often same day). You can also visit his office website at www.stopfeetpainfast.com to learn more about diabetes and diabetic foot ulcerations.  If you would like to receive a FREE copy of Dr Weinert’s Book “Stop Feet Pain Fast – A User’s Guide to Foot & Ankle Health” you can visit his website and click on the Book Request link and your FREE copy will be sent right out to you.

Your Top-Rated & New Favorite Podiatrist In Troy & Warren, MI...

"My first visit today and the whole team was awesome..really glad I found this office and so close to home. I would recommend them to friends and family ( I already did)"

Tammy Riddle tammy podiatry review 5 stars

"My life has changed remarkably with Dr Weinert! He was the first doctor who found the root cause of my chronic foot, knee and back pain. His HyproCure procedure for flat feet is truly life changing and a true miracle. Thank you for giving me my life back."

Haley Bayer haley 5 star review

"Dr. Weinert is not only knowledgeable in his field but he really takes the time to explain what's going on and what the options are. You can tell he truly cares and knows his stuff. I wouldn't go anywhere else!"

Lyndsay Phillips lyndsay 5 star review

*The reviews listed are from actual patients of our Podiatry office. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

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Our Troy Podiatry Office

230 W. Maple Road
Troy, MI 48084

Phone: 248.362.3338

Hours:
Monday 8am-3pm
Wednesday 9am-6pm
Friday 8am-12pm

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Our Warren Podiatry Office

3272 Twelve Mile Rd #101
Warren, MI 48092

Phone: 586.751.3338

Hours:
Tuesday 8am-3pm
Thursday 8am-3pm
 

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