People with diabetes are at a risk for many complications including heart disease, kidney disease and eye damage (retinopathy) to name a few. In addition, they can develop nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy) which puts them at high-risk for foot complications and ulcerations.
It is important to have your feet checked at least once a year – more often if you have foot problems.
Most people can prevent serious foot problems by following some simple steps. Click Diabetic Foot Care Tips for access to tip sheet.
Remember, good blood sugar control paramount!