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a foot covering; see horseshoeing.

shoe covers
protective coverings for shoes worn by surgical personnel working in a sterile environment in order to minimize contamination.

Patient discussion about shoe

Q. Why should people with diabetes wear shoes all the time? Earlier today I read an article about shoes and the different problems with different kinds of shoes. I can't find it anymore, which is why I didn't post the link. But in the article, it said that someone with diabetes or would likely eventually get diabetes should never go without shoes; whether inside or outside their house. Why would that be?

A. Many people with diabetes have decreased circulation, which means slower healing time. Adding to this, many also have neuropathy (nerve damage) in their feet. I have seen many diabetics that have decreased sensation in their feet and didn't even know it. If you can't feel it when you injure your foot, and it doesn't heal, it can lead to infection and amputation. Shoes protect feet from injury, that is why we recommend wearing them at all times. For this reason, it is also recommended that diabetics inspect their feet each day.
Good luck!

Q. The cobbler's shoes are never fixed A bit philosophical/ethical question: do you think it’s a appropriate to an alternative therapist to treat people with disease he or she has and can’t cure himself?

A. Even dietitian can suffer from depression and eat too much, or a gym coach that suffers from injury that prevents him or her from exercising. The knowledge and capabilities are not dependent on the specific situation of the therapist, not to mention the many explanations for such cases.

However, I do agree it may seem a bit suspicious…

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ShoeMaker Pro is the only CAD program for the footwear industry that integrates fully 3D designs of lasts, uppers and soles, so allowing the complete CAD model of the shoe to be developed and visualised in a single system.
st] Century by interfacing with our in-house financial tracking system and automating what was a very time-consuming and frustrating process," said Roger Ball, President, Shoemaker Construction Co.
I know a shoemaker who lives at the edge of the village near the cemetery," said Stenka.
Shoemaker, an artist and designer from North Carolina, and Pittard, a freelance writer, present a selected collection of Shoemaker's paintings and drawings and the stories related to each, focusing on his paintings of the Virginia Creeper, a short-line train that ran from Abingdon, Virginia, to Elkland (now Todd), North Carolina, in addition to new paintings and sketches to illustrate the stories.
That was only half the story as Ferdinand was guided home with all the guile gained over his 55 years by the legend that was Bill Shoemaker for the equally revered veteran trainer Charlie Whittingham.
Shoemaker of Uniontown, Ohio has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of construction.
George Shoemaker, a member for nearly 20 years, took to heart Benjamin Franklin's advice: A penny saved is a penny earned.
Once inside the Wales Millennium Centre's dimly-lit Weston Studio, Mrs Shoemaker (Caitlin Richards) welcomed most of the children individually, asking them about their shoes in her lovely sing-song voice and they were immediately engrossed.
Her husband, the eponymous shoemaker - played by the avuncular Daniel Rochford - was an equally amiable presence.
Brad Shoemaker shared with staff at the church's national offices during Restorative Justice Week, Nov.
Saguto (a master boot- and shoemaker for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation since 1990 and a leader authority on 18th century footware), "Art Of The Shoemaker" is a 304-page compendium of information on all the techniques and tools involved in hand-making shoes.
In this well-written and compelling study, Peter Shoemaker seeks middle ground between the foregoing positions and offers a multifaceted account of both the rhetoric and the practice of literary patronage during the first half of the seventeenth century.