Diabetic Foot Care Step 2
Check Your Feet
Why Check Your Feet Everyday?
- You may have serious foot problems, but feel no pain from them. As we discussed earlier, you may have nerve damage which can cause numbness which will stop you from feeling anything. So you may have a blister, or cut, or sore and not even know it.
- Check for cuts, sores, red spots, swelling, blisters, infected toe nails. Find a convenient time for you. Evening before bed is the best. Make checking your feet a daily habit. How d you do that. Do it every day for 30 days without missing a day. It will become a habit. Yes, some habits are good.
- If you have trouble bending over to see your feet, use a plastic mirror. Another alternative is to ask a family member, or care giver to help you.
Tip: If you have a cut, bruise, sore or blister on your foot that does not begin to heal after one day, CALL YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY.
Recommended: JAJA Stevioside™ | Sugar Free Dark Chocolate made with stevia extract | Honey Stevia Leaf™ powder | Glucose Balance™ | Pearl Products (skin care) and others have generated a great deal of interest by diabetics, we wanted to learn more about diabetes. We wanted to learn more about treatments, etc.
This information has been gleaned from research and from publications of the National Diabetes Education Program among others.
Reproduction of any part of this page or its content is prohibited and strictly enforced.
Health Disclaimer: Your results may vary. These statements have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA. This information is for informational purposes only. It is in no way meant to diagnose, or treat any illness, disease, or condition; or provide any remedy. You should consult a professional care giver for that purpose.The information provided in this website or on this webpage should not be construed as a heath-care diagnosis, treatment regimen or any other prescribed health-care advice or instruction. The information is provided with the understanding that we are not engaged in the practice of medicine or any other health-care profession and does not enter into a health-care practitioner/patient relationship with its readers. We do not advise or recommend to our readers treatment or action with regard to matters relating to their health or well being other than to suggest that readers consult appropriate health-care professionals in such matters. No action should be taken based solely on the content of this publication or website. The information and opinions provided herein are believed to be accurate and sound at the time of publication, based on the best judgment available to the authors, publisher, and contributors. However, readers who rely on information in this publication to replace the advice of health-care professionals, or who fail to consult with health-care professionals, assume all risks of such conduct. We are not responsible for errors or omissions, or your actions. Be a responsible adult.