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  • Nov. 30, 2012

    The embarrassment of nail fungus

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N., C.D.E. If you have diabetes and nail fungus, take care to avoid secondary infection and share your tips for coping. 56 comments
July 26, 2017
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