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Diabetic Footwear

Foot-care Tips for Diabetics

Inspect foot daily. Check your cuts, blisters, redness, swelling or nail problems. Use a magnifying hand mirror to look at the bottom of your feet. Consult your doctor if you notice anything unusual. Wash your foot with lukewarm (not hot) water. Keep you foot by washing them daily. But you should use only a lukewarm water-the temperature you would use on a new born baby. Cut nails carefully. Also, file …Read More

Features of ideal footwear for diabetic patients

As per the recommendations by American medical podiatry association an ideal diabetic footwear requires the following features. Footwear should have Wide Toe Box for free movement of toes otherwise toes may get injured by the footwear itself Strong Heel Counter for stability in the heel region will prevent the slip down of the footwear. Tough but Light-weight Outer Soles absorb the plantar pressure and limit motion of painful joints Footwear …Read More