Test your toes- Lloyds Pharmacy

It is important with diabetes that you keep an eye on any changes in your feet so checking your toes weekly means that you’ll pick up any problems early so they can be far more successful treated. The test is easy to carry out in the comfort of your own home with help from a member of your family, a friend or a carer.

 

Sit or lie down with your shoes and socks off and close your eyes. Ask..

Diet and type 2 diabetes talk on the 1st June 2015

There is a very interesting talk happening on the 1st June at 2pm at Parkview community centre, with Nicola Clarke Specialist dietician- diabetes and Sally Hodgkins BSc (Hons) MChS – Podiatry.

They will be discussing diet and foot care for people with type 2 diabetes such as:

What is diabetes?

Symptoms

Complications

How to help lower your risk of diabetes

Diet and lifestyle advice

Specific advice of foot care and diabetes

 

To book a place call or email Bob..

Happy New Year!

Good health, Cheer – & Happy feet!

All the best to you and your family during 2015

We hope you had a wonderful festive season.

If your feet are feeling a little overwhelmed by the endless shopping trips, the heavy booted frosty morning walks or the celebratory spinning’s on the dance floor you might like to think about a little foot TLC!!

This is the season our tootsies are often neglected.

If your feet haven’t seen the light of day..

Are you ready for a challenge?

We are now firmly in the season that encourages us to stretch ourselves- pun intended. Yes…the challenge season!

Sally has just returned from Scotland enjoying the fantastic displays of physical endurance by the Common Wealth Games athletes.

She actually pushed through her own physical barriers in spring this year when she completed the Surrey Half Marathon which took her from Guildford to Woking and back. She raised a fantastic amount for CAMDY Caribbean Adolescent Mothers and disadvantaged Youths.

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey – 10..

Healthy Feet for Autumn Walks

 

After a fantastic Summer we are now all looking forward to enjoying the changes in season as the Autumn approaches.

At Parkview we are very keen to help and promote our patients well being – and we all know how good it feels to be able  to get out into the fresh air letting our feet take us walking. However getting back into boots and shoes is hard if you have painful feet!

You might be surprised to know that between 75%..