Foot problems are common in people with diabetes. Diabetes may cause damage to the nerves as well as reduce blood flow to the limbs. Patients with diabetic neuropathy or peripheral vascular disease may experience tingling, pain, and numbness in feet. An insensitive foot is more prone to injury, cuts, ulcers, and infections. Nonhealing ulcers, gangrenes may require foot amputation. Tips for a healthy Feet in diabetes are
1. Check Your feet every day.
2. Wash your feet daily
3. Trim your toenails straight
4. Do not walk Barefoot
5. Get a foot check at every health care visit