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FootSmart
FootSmart • 13 weeks ago

April is Limb Loss Awareness Month. Many people with diabetes have reduced blood flow to the feet and nerve damage, which makes it harder to tell when something is wrong with their feet. These problems make it easy to get ulcers and infections that can lead to amputation. Stop Diabetes from knocking you off your feet with this important tip!

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April is Limb Loss Awareness Month. Many people with diabetes have reduced blood flow to the feet and nerve damage, which makes it harder to tell when something is wrong with their feet. These problems make it easy to get ulcers and infections that can lead to amputation. Stop Diabetes from knocking you off your feet with this important tip!

April is Limb Loss Awareness Month. Many people with diabetes have reduced blood flow to the feet and nerve damage, which makes it harder to tell when something is wrong with their feet. These problems make it easy to get ulcers and infections that can lead to amputation. Stop #Diabetes from knocking you off your feet with this important tip!

April is Limb Loss Awareness Month. Many people with diabetes have reduced blood flow to the feet and nerve damage, which makes it harder to tell when something is wrong with their feet. These problems make it easy to get ulcers and infections that can lead to amputation. Stop Diabetes from knocking you off your feet with these tips!

April is Limb Loss Awareness Month. Many people with diabetes have reduced blood flow to the feet and nerve damage, which makes it harder to tell when something is wrong with their feet. These problems make it easy to get ulcers and infections that can lead to amputation. Stop Diabetes from knocking you off your feet with this important tip!

Foot Care for People with Diabetes: Wash your feet in warm water every day. Dry your feet well. Keep the skin soft with a moisturizing lotion. Inspect your feet every day. Tell your doctor right away if you find something wrong. Ask your diabetes care team how you should care for your toenails. Wear clean, soft socks that fit you. Always wear shoes that fit well. Never walk barefoot indoors or outdoors. Examine your shoes every day for cracks, or anything that could hurt your feet.

Healthy and Happy Feet..

Healthy Feet for People With Diabetes by Mark Hinkes. $10.91. 198 pages. Publisher: HealthyFeet, LLC (August 28, 2012) (For no-fungus and for anti-odour feet use BriskStep cedar shoe insoles - best natural insoles against smelly feet, athlete's foot and excessive foot odor. All sizes, delivered worldwide. www.briskstep.com)

On your feet all day? Here's a tip: replace your insoles every 3-6 months (or 500 miles).

Check your feet—every night ---Diabetic Connect

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