Treat Your Feet Right With Diabetes

Put Your Best Foot Forward

If you have type 2 diabetes, there are many health questions to consider:  What can I do to keep myself healthy? What diet do I need to follow? How do I check my blood sugar? But there is another question you should talk to your doctor about--how to protect your feet.

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Medical References

  1. Diabetic Neuropathy Prevention. American Academy of Family Physicians. http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/diabetic-neuropathy/prevention.html
  2. Take Care of Your Feet for a Lifetime. National Diabetes Education Program. http://ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationDetail.aspx?PubId=67&redirect=true#Introduction
  3. Diabetic Foot. U.S. National Library of Medicine. National Institutes of Health. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabeticfoot.html
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