7 - Always wear socks or stockings to avoid blisters.
8 - Before putting your shoes on, check inside.
9 - Do not smoke cigarettes.
10 Keep your doctor in the loop.
1 - Bernstein, Dr. Richard. 1997. Dr. Bernsteins Diabetes Solution, Revised and Updated The Complete Guide to Achieving Normal Blood Sugars. New York: Little, Brown and Company.
2 National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse. Prevent diabetes problems: Keep your feet and skin healthy. (Accessed 03/09)
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