Diabetic Foot Care
What is Diabetic Foot Care
Diabetic foot care is a crucial part of managing diabetes. Poorly managed diabetes can lead to serious medical conditions, including nerve damage and poor blood circulation to the feet. This can lead to serious complications, such as wounds that don’t heal, infections, and even amputation. Therefore, it is important for diabetics to understand the basics of diabetic foot care in order to maintain their health.
Diabetic foot care consists of regular check-ups with a healthcare professional, daily self-inspections of the feet for any changes or problems, wearing comfortable shoes that fit well and provide enough cushioning for support and protection against cuts or blisters, keeping feet clean and dry at all times, maintaining healthy blood sugar levels with proper diet and exercise habits, avoiding smoking or alcohol use that can harm the circulation in the feet and legs.
What Can Metropolitan Foot Care Do to Help?
Metropolitan Foot Care can provide comprehensive diabetic foot care services, including regular foot exams, wound care, and custom orthotics. We can also provide education on proper foot care and footwear, as well as advice on how to manage diabetes and its effects on the feet. Additionally, we can provide referrals to specialists if needed.