shoes-comfort
Treat Your Feet: What You Should Know
December 13, 2017
shoes-for-women
Revealed: The WORST party shoes for your feet this festive season
December 20, 2017

Daily foot care can prevent later problems

foot

From the healio news article:

People with diabetes who notice dry skin on their feet or legs due to autonomic neuropathy should apply a urea-based moisturizing lotion. They also need to wear appropriate socks and shoes for their activities. They should practice preventive foot care to avoid developing foot ulcers from the combination of sensory neuropathy and mechanical, chemical or thermal trauma. Foot ulcers can lead to infection, hospitalization and the most dreaded complication of the diabetic foot, amputation. People with diabetes have a list of recommended tasks they are to perform daily to manage their foot health. They should be aware of any changes to their foot health, and if they find a problem, they should seek professional attention promptly.

Read more at the link:

https://www.healio.com/endocrinology/diabetes/news/print/endocrine-today/%7Bf35a1d06-2ade-4bd4-a3cc-6e2afca1dbf5%7D/daily-foot-care-can-prevent-later-problems