If you think your life is busy now, consider the consequences of ignoring your feet if you’re living with diabetes. The chart below depicts the reality of untreated diabetic wounds. It’s not pretty.
Prevention is the best line of defence. Prevention includes a thorough foot assessment and examination with your Chiropodist/Podiatrist and regular visits. Why footcare is so important for people living with diabetes.
If every person diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes focused on the two lines at the top and bottom of this chart, we could all avoid the unpleasantness in the middle! Learn more about the Do’s and Don’ts of Diabetes.
If you know someone living with diabetes, share this information with them, and contact your Chiropodist to make an appointment today.