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Tips for Proper Footwear

Dan SteffesFeb 12, '18

Proper footwear is very important for preventing serious foot problems. Athletic or walking shoes are good for daily wear. They support your feet and allow them to "breathe". When buying shoes, make sure they're comfortable from the start and have enough room for your toes.  Don't buy shoes with pointed...

About All For Legs

Dan SteffesMay 12, '17

We are committed to the health and wellness of people's legs and feet. At All 4 Legs, we have a wide selection of footwear, stockings and foot accessories at your foot-tips (ok, at your fingertips!) We strive to make our online site easy to use and helpful. For those customers...

Cost of Diabetes

Dan SteffesAug 5, '15

Updated March 6, 2013 $245 billion: Total costs of diagnosed diabetes in the United States in 2012 $176 billion for direct medical costs $69 billion in reduced productivity After adjusting for population age and sex differences, average medical expenditures among people with diagnosed diabetes were 2.3 times higher than what...

Diabetes by Race/Ethnicity

Dan SteffesJul 30, '15

The rates of diagnosed diabetes by race/ethnic background are: 7.6% of non-Hispanic whites 9.0% of Asian Americans 12.8% of Hispanics 13.2% of non-Hispanic blacks 15.9% of American Indians/Alaskan Natives The breakdown among Asian Americans: 4.4% for Chinese 11.3% for Filipinos 13.0 for Asian Indians 8.8% for other Asian Americans. The...

Statistic About Diabetes

Dan SteffesJul 27, '15

Statistics About Diabetes!  Prevalencethe number of people in a given group or population who are reported to have a disease.X: In 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes. Approximately 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes. Undiagnosed: Of the 29.1 million, 21.0 million...