How can you prevent diabetic foot problems?

diabetic foot problems

diabetic foot problems


How can you prevent diabetic foot problems?

  • If you smoke, then you might want to consider quitting it.
  • It is important to maintain a normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose level.
  • Adopt a diet which is completely healthy. Such as, fruits, vegetables and foods which are low in fat, sugar and even salt.
  • Protect your feet from extreme hot or cold temperature.
  • Doing physical activities on regular basis. Such as a brisk walk every day to ensure a healthy life.
  • Keep a track of your feet and check for any symptoms.
  • Wearing comfortable shoes and socks that fit perfectly well.
  • Adults who are above 12 must attend their annual foot review.
  • Be aware of your risks leading to the foot problems and avoid things that may lead to it.
  • Shoes or socks must not be too tight as they might prevent circulation. Also, make sure to thoroughly examine your shoes for – any sharp objects that may prove highly dangerous.
  • Do not miss any appointments that you are given by your doctor, make sure to attend all of them so that you are in touch with an expert. It is important that he provides you with any risks or progress that you might be making.

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    by Marta | 05/11/2014