Basic Foot Care

Loss of sensation in your feet raises the risk of developing a foot ulcer, but taking the time to take care of your feet can keep them healthy and nip small problems in the bud before they become big ones.

Note: This information is adapted from a publication of the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse. You can learn more about the potential effects of diabetes on the nervous system at http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/complications_nerves[1].

Endnotes:
  1. http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/complications_nerves: http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/complications_nerves

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