When you take care of any part of your body, it takes care of you. But when you live with diabetes, caring for yourself takes on even more importance. This applies, of course, to your diet, but also to your feet.
Having diabetes can mean you get less blood to your extremities, putting you at risk for a number of health problems. At worst, you run the risk of having a toe or a foot or even a leg amputated.
If you or someone you love has diabetes, here are a few foot care tips to keep in mind, whether you’ve just been diagnosed, or are simply trying to take better care of yourself.