Travel Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

Posted by Amanda Hehr

Great article posted by Lee C Rogers of the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance on common sense diabetic foot care. As the holidays approach, many of us travel by car or plane to be with family and friends. In someone with diabetes, this increase in activity can place the foot at risk for complications, like ulcers or infections. Here are some common sense tips to prevent foot problems from ruining your holiday. 1. Wear sensible shoes and socks  While this seems logical, it commonly leads to problems. Realize that airport transfers and travel will increase the number of steps per day...
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