Is a foot check part of your daily diabetes routine? Early detection of foot wounds is the best way to prevent infection and even amputation. After washing your feet each morning, take the time to thoroughly examine them. Look for any skin changes, abrasions, or blisters. Don't forget to between your toes and look at the bottoms of your feet. If you have flexibility problems, use a hand mirror to help.
Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD. 01/12.
By Mary Kemp of FreeFromType2.com There’s no question that being a diabetic can be a frustrating nerve-shredding experience, literally. Being a diabetic can affect your nerves, and can lead to a type of nerve damage known as diabetic neuropathy. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases estimate that 60-70% of diabetics will experience some form of...