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Tue Jun 07 18:40:56 EDT 2011

I am wondering where to find pretty diabetic sandals to wear with skirts. What do other diabetic women wear? All the ortho shoes are so ugly.
Asked By: harpplayer  

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I am a recently diagnosed Type 2 diabetic who went through a diabetic education class that said I should NEVER wear sandals, which I really rebel against because there is nothing currently wrong with my feet.
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Expert Answers (1)
2011-06-12 18:16:43.0

Dear Harpplayer- Thank-you for contacting dLife.com with your timely summer question.

The concern of for your feet is about stubbing your toe, dropping something on your foot or causing an injury, or wearing shoes with poor support.

If you want to wear sandals please make sure that they have good support, they do not rub anywhere and that you check your feet daily for any blisters, calluses or redness.

There are excellent shoe companies such as Ecco and Merrill to name just two that offer stylish women's sandals that provide support and protection and cushion but look cute.

Just be mindful of good foot care and enjoy the summer!

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2011-06-29 06:52:44.0

they have"Gladiator style sandals" Go for web sites for active wear, Kleen is a good brand alsoTimberland you get what Im saying also try "Merrell" and Easy Sprit
Answered By: notdoingagoodjob

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