Foot Care Tips for Patients with Diabetes

Foot Care Tips

Due to the feeling of numbness, or the inability to feel pain, patients with diabetes can be completely unaware that an injury or blister has occurred on one of their feet or ankles. Untreated, these seemingly minor injuries or scratches can become infected, leading to an ulcerating wound that becomes a particularly bad infection and can even lead to the amputation of an entire foot.

So take care of your feet to avoid these possible complications.

Your foot care regimen should include the following:

If you are experiencing foot problems complicated with a diabetes diagnosis, your foot doctor is here to help. Dr. Scott Nelson of Foot and Ankle Medical Clinic in Garland, TX, is a board-certified and highly experienced podiatrist who has helped people suffering from all types of foot and ankle injuries and deformities. From bunions to diabetic foot problems, sports injuries and fungal nails, you can trust that Dr. Nelson and his staff are wholeheartedly devoted to your foot health. Please contact our office with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment by calling 972-414-9800.

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