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Coronavirus precautions

Update: We continue to see patients in our office, Monday–Thursday 8:30am–5pm, Friday 8:30am-2pm. Please call ahead to make an in-office appointment. FOR CURRENT PATIENTS ONLY: We now offer Telemedicine. Questions can be asked through our Patient Portal or you can call the office to request a phone appointment. As healthcare providers we put the well-being of our patients and our staff first. We know you are concerned about the Coronavirus … Read more

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Frostbite

Did you know that nearly half of all frostbite cases involve the foot and ankle? That’s a staggering figure, but avoiding frostbite and treating it quickly are both important lessons we can learn. The most effective way of dealing with frostbite is to prevent it from occurring in the first place. If you know you will be exposed to the cold weather, following these tips can literally save your toes: … Read more

Healthy Aging Month

A great tip to stay healthy and active: go for a walk. Do you have problems walking? A visit with Dr. LeBlanc or Dr. Gambardella might be able to help. Call us at 860-243-2951 or send us an email to make an appointment.

You can outsmart diabetes

Diabetes affects the lives of more than 29 milllion people in the Unites States, and more than eight million don’t even know they have the disease yet. Diabetes is the inabiity to manufacture or properly use insulin, and it impairs the body’s ability to convert sugars, starches, and other foods into energy. The long-term effects of elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia) can lead to serious damage to the eyes, heart, kidneys, … Read more

This summer: Protect feet from the heat

One perk of a beach-bound vacation is knowing you can lounge happily with your toes dangling in the warm weather, shoe-free with the sand at your feet. But alas, this idyllic setting does come with its own set of tootsie troubles. “Even lying on your back soaking up the rays, your feet are still vulnerable,” says American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) member Jane Andersen, DPM. “You can seriously sunburn your feet, … Read more