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Watch Your Step: The Do's and Don'ts of Diabetic Foot Care

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 10/10/18 6:30 AM

 

Proper foot care is important for everyone, but it's especially important for people with diabetes, as anyone who has ever shopped for shoes for diabetics can tell you.

About a quarter of all diabetes-related hospital visits stem from foot issues, and people with diabetes are at high risk for foot ulcers, or – in more extreme cases – having a toe or foot amputated.

But while that sounds scary, it doesn't mean things are hopeless for people with diabetes.  There are some things you can do – and some things you should avoid – to keep your feet healthy.

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