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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.

  • American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)

    Wear shoes that fit well, a simple tip for #diabetes patients. Image from @amdiabetesassn. #OutsmartDiabetes

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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!

Diabetes complications in the feet can be very dangerous. Learn the tools to take control of diabetes and the negative effects it can have on your feet! #APMA Infographic courtesy the American Podiatric Medical Association.

When living with diabetes, a person can have many different foot problems and some can be serious. But if foot care is part of a health routine, you can Stop Diabetes® from knocking you off your feet.

This month is Limb Loss Awareness Month, so it’s a good time to discuss simple steps people with diabetes can take to keep their feet healthy and prevent amputations. People with diabetes are more likely to have a foot or leg amputated than other people because they can develop a variety of foot problems, sometimes even simple ones that can lead to serious complications.

Infographic: November is #Diabetes Awareness Month

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Let's reduce the global risk of #diabetes one person at a time through awareness & education. In recognition of Heart Disease Awareness Month, we want to personally invite you to @saf4pc #FREE Healthy Living Symposium on Diabetes Health. Medical & wellness professionals, leading research & awareness organizations as well as a former White House Chef will teach us how to prevent & control diabetes, the link to heart disease & cancer, and eating healthy. To register, go to conta.cc/1c3GV7

Don't forget that #diabetes is rough on your feet! Remember to check your feet daily for anything abnormal!