Foot care is vital for diabetics there is greater risk of foot-related complications. Foot care involves spotting damage to the feet early and seeking treatment as soon as possible and learning how to prevent further damage.
When checking your feet, look out for:
Changes in colour
If foot health is not properly taken care of, some diabetic foot complications include:
Skin and bone infections*
*Even a small cut or ulcer can lead to much bigger complications including in some cases amputation.
Diabetic foot care: How to take care of your feet: