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Foot Clinic

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Foot care is an especially important part of care for people with diabetes. Some of the effects of the disease increase the risk of foot problems and also increase the likelihood of complications.

But proper diabetic foot care and attention can prevent most serious foot complications. On this site we present the latest advice from the experts in diabetes and diabetic foot problems. If you have a specific question, go to our "Ask the Doctor" site for an answer from a diabetes expert.

Foot Clinic - At a Glance

Introduction Why is foot care important to people with diabetes?
What kind of foot problems do people with diabetes have?
Checklist for healthy feet
Risks Why are they worse for people with diabetes?
How will I know if I'm at risk for diabetic foot problems?
Prevention What can I do to prevent diabetic foot problems?
Preventive foot care - for all
Choose the proper footwear
Special care for high-risk conditions
Treatment     What if I do get a diabetic foot ulcer?
How are diabetic foot ulcers treated?
Treat the infection
Off-load pressure
Improve blood flow
Promote healing
Tips box Checklist for healthy feet
Warning signs of foot complications
Components of good foot exam

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