Diabetic foot care guidelines include:
Avoid the wrong type of socks.
Be gentle when bathing your feet.
Cut nails carefully.
Get periodic foot exams.
Inspect your feet daily.
Keep your feet warm and dry.
Moisturize your feet – but not between your toes.
Never treat corns or calluses yourself.
Never walk barefoot.
Shake out your shoes and feel the inside before wearing.
Take care of your diabetes.
Wash your feet in lukewarm (not hot!) water.
Wear clean, dry socks.
Wear socks to bed.
World Diabetes Day is Sunday November 14th.
About Foot Solutions of Raleigh:
Foot Solutions of Raleigh is not only the preferred referral by the medical community, insurance companies and workers compensation claims, but has a larger referral base from happy customers. Custom fittings are offered during convenient store hours and after hours via private fitting appointments. Customers receive an extensive foot assessment which pays special attention to (1) a static and dynamic gait analysis and (2) includes a computer scan of each foot. On average, trained staff professionals spend 30 to 45 minutes with each customer. This analysis and assessment are free to the public. Store products include specially designed inserts and shoes for customers who suffer from foot problems. Not only are the shoes and orthotics ultimately comfortable, they are also designed to be therapeutic and fashionable.
Raleigh - Brier Creek Commons
8531-113 Brier Creek Parkway
Raleigh, NC 27617
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