Foot Care

Everyone should practice proper foot care, but foot care for people with diabetes is even more important. That’s because they can be at risk of neuropathy, a common complication of diabetes that affects sensation in the feet.

Tips for checking your feet when you have diabetes

Moisturizing feet

Checking your feet when you have diabetes is very important, as foot problems can develop quickly. Some of the issues that can arise include neuropathy (numbness, tingling or pain in your legs or feet), wounds (known as diabetic foot ulcers), callus build-up (patches of thick and hardened skin), dry or cracked areas, as well as cartilage and muscle damage. Daily ...

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