Why Diabetic Foot Care Matters

Do you have feet? If so, foot care should be important to you!

The truth of the matter, however, is that too many people neglect those valuable appendages. Over time, this can become a problem for otherwise healthy individuals (including those who stay physically active for cardiovascular and weight maintenance purposes).

When diabetes is in the picture, the importance of responsible foot care is heightened. Knowing how to keep your feet safe and seeking early treatment for issues is essential for preventing major complications from developing.

As we look at potential problems that are more common for diabetic patients, you will quickly understand why diabetic foot care and daily foot inspections matter.

Some of the reasons you need to be careful with diabetic feet include:

If you are diabetic, you need to protect your feet and have issues addressed at the earliest possible opportunity. It can be difficult to know what is entailed with a comprehensive diabetic foot care plan, but we are here to help! Call Anderson Foot & Ankle at (801) 269-9939 or contact us online right now. Together, we can identify the measures you need to follow for optimal foot health and safety.

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