[2015] Katie Montanaro: Foot Care

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[2015] Katie Montanaro: Foot Care

Wearing will-fitting, leather shoes and white or light colored socks can help.NEVER GO BAREFOOTWash and dry feet well everyday with warm, not hot, water to avoid burns.

Foot Care

Why are foot problems so common in diabetes??It's the combonation of macrovascular disease(involving large blood vessels), neuropathy (damage to the nerves), and risk for infection.

What are you checking your feet for?CutsBlistersSwellingRed spotsIf you can't see the bottom of your feet, GET A MIRROR!

Proect yourself!

Time is your friend!

Tell your doctor right away if you find anything out of the ordinary.

Have feet checked ONCE A YEAR!Remove your socks and shoes for every visit and let your podiatrist (foot doctor) check your feet well at every visit


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