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.
Keywords: diabetic clients pedicure safety pedicures special needs clients
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.
Keywords: diabetic clients foot care fungus skin diseases special needs clients
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.
Keywords: diabetic clients special needs clients
March 1, 2004
This month readers want to know about odorless acrylics, diabetic clietns, and splinter hemorrhages.
Keywords: base coats chipping polish cure times diabetic clients nail prep
June 1, 2002
What you don’t know about your clients can hurt them – and you. Know what questions to ask so you can enhance your clients’ beauty and health with services personalized to their individual lifestyles and health histories.
Keywords: client health clients diabetic clients
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.
Keywords: diabetic clients diabetic pedicures special needs clients
February 1, 2000
The Nail Doctor answers your questions about strep, overgrowth, and white spots.
Keywords: allergic reactions brittle nails diabetic clients eczema elderly clients
January 1, 2000
With Dr. Rich and Dr. Bronow.
Keywords: diabetic clients ingrown toenails special needs clients The Nail Doctor
December 1, 1996
Nail problems in children and adolescents may often mirror those disorders found in adults, but some differences exist.
Keywords: children's services diabetic clients onychomycosis psoriasis The Nail Doctor
June 1, 1996
Nail technicians should know as much about the inside of the nail as the outside. Here’s an anatomy lesson on the onychium. Pay attention – there’s going to be a test at the end.
Keywords: diabetic clients effects of medications on nails nail anatomy onychomycosis psoriasis
March 1, 1996
Diabetes is a very serious, and very common, disease. Before providing foot care to a diabetic client, know what to look for and what questions to ask.
Keywords: diabetic clients elderly clients pedicures special needs clients
March 1, 1993
As the average age of Americans increases, so too does the average age of your clientele. There’s none of the indecisiveness of youth with these clients – they know exactly what they want and you’d better be ready to give it to them if you want their business.
Keywords: diabetic clients elderly clients special needs clients
January 1, 1992
Clients with diabetes or circulatory disorders can be safely serviced by using gentle techniques.
Keywords: circulation disorders diabetic clients special needs clients special needs pedicures