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Diabetes and sore feet – what’s the problem?

Hi

I have been diagnosed with diabetes for almost 2 years. I try and live very healthy, I stick to the diet and exercise.

My problem is my feet. They’re sore and I don’t know what to do.

I wear only comfortable special shoes for them and try my best to keep them dry every day. I wear slippers and socks overtime I am at home.But it doesn’t seem to help that much.

Any advice?

Kind Regards,
– Tinyiko

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One Comment

  1. Willie Belelie Willie Belelie

    See a podiatrist that will prescribe the correct socks according your need.
    My wife massages my feet every night. Also drinking halve a Disprin every morning a must as per my Vascular Surgeon.
    Help me a lot especially the nightly massage with Deep Heat or anything strong.
    – Willie Belelie

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