April 28, 2014
The North American School of Podology recently went beyond the call of duty to make a difference to the feet of almost 900 people living on the island of St. Kitts. From January 21 to 24, NASP — along with its graduating class of 2014 — offered a unique free four-day foot care clinic to help Kittitians with skin- and nail-related foot problems.
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March 3, 2014
Diabetic clients have very specific needs and concerns when it comes to nail services, especially pedicures. Below are some of the symptoms of diabetes and what you need to know to take the proper precautions to help your diabetic client enjoy a safe and relaxing service.
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November 26, 2013
The Dallas News interviews Missy Malone, a certified medical nail technician and founder of SPAtaneity Natural Nail Salon specializing in waterless pedicures and disposable nail kits. "Our goal is to ensure that we provide safe care to those who are diabetic, cancer patients, anyone with an immunosuppressed condition, even our elderly," Malone says.
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September 17, 2013
Nail Tech Vicki Peters will host a Level 1 — Certified Master Pedicure Class by Footlogix/North American School of Podology with industry expert Vicki Malo.
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November 19, 2012
Diabetes is a chronic disease in which there are high levels of sugar in the blood.
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May 12, 2011
Some clients, for medical or other reasons, require special care.
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December 30, 2010
One of the many bad side effects of diabetes is that sufferers develop skin ulcers.
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September 1, 2010
Medical and beauty professionals need not be at odds with each other. Instead, techs can help create a bridge between professions, with multiple benefits to both tech and doctor.
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February 1, 2010
Though a common ailment, corns can often be avoided by something as simple as changing one’s shoes.
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December 1, 2008
This is where Medi meets Pedi – where science and technology meet healthy, happy, and well-cared for feet.
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November 1, 2008
All clients need personal attention, but our diabetic pedicure clients need an extra dose of TLC. Learn how to alter pedicure services to accommodate diabetic clients, and you’ll not only be offering them an hour of relaxation, you’ll also be protecting their health.
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November 1, 2007
Lifestyle factors affect the health of our feet. Obesity, poor circulation, and even the choice of shoe can lead to serious foot conditions.
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June 1, 2005
We all learn early in our nail education to use caution when it comes to diabetic clients, since diabetes affects both the circulation and the nerves in the extremities — especially the feet.
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October 1, 2001
With the ever-growing popularity of pedicures and the growing incidence of diabetes nationwide, the two are on a collision course — with the point of contact at your pedicure station. We talked to podiatrists who detail the special needs of the diabetic foot as well as how to safely perform a pedicure.
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