Treat Your Feet Right With Diabetes
Put Your Best Foot Forward

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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