Feet

Diabetes can hurt your feet in 2 ways:

  • High blood sugar damages your nerves, including those in your feet. With damaged nerves, you might not feel pain, heat, or cold. A sore or cut may get worse and become infected without your feeling it
  • Diabetes reduces blood flow to your feet. When your feet don’t get enough blood, infections may not heal

Protect your feet by taking extra care of them:

  • Have a comprehensive foot exam every year
  • Wash your feet in warm water every day and dry them well
  • Never go barefoot
  • Wear shoes and socks that fit well
  • Inspect your feet every day for cuts, bruises, or swelling
  • Ask your diabetes care team how you should care for your toenails
  • Call your diabetes care team if you injure your feet in any way
  • Make sure your diabetes care team checks your feet at every visit

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When you join Cornerstones4Care®, we’ll ask you a few questions about your diabetes and your treatment. That’s because the more we know about you, the more we can give you the information that can help you reach your diabetes care goals.

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