James M. Horton, MD

James M. Horton, MD, chair of the Standards and Practice Guidelines Committee of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, www.IDSociety.org. Dr. Horton is also chief of the department of infectious disease and attending faculty physician in the department of internal medicine, both at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dr. Horton has published numerous articles in professional journals such as Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Diabetes

Foot Infection: The Diabetes Complication That Kills More People than Most Cancers

A foot or leg amputation is one of the most dreaded complications of diabetes. In the US, more than 65,000…

Complications

Foot Care Is Critical If You Have Diabetes

To protect yourself from foot injuries… Never walk barefoot, even around the house. Don’t wear sandals—the straps can irritate the…