Your feet are very sensitive to the effects diabetes has on blood vessels.
  • Your feet are usually the first part of your body to lose sensation if your diabetes is uncontrolled.

  • Infection is more likely because of the high blood sugar and poor circulation.

  • Accidental injuries can be easily overlooked. Always keep your feet protected with socks and shoes.

Make sure to check your feet daily and see your podiatrist (foot doctor) every 3-6 months. If you notice any sores, cuts, or cracks on your feet contact your doctor immediately.