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Foot problems are a common complication for people with diabetes. Simple foot care practices can greatly reduce your risk of developing foot disease and infections, and can even prevent amputation. Do you know what these practices are? Do you feel well equipped to care for your feet? Continue on to test your foot smarts!

Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD 08/14.

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