Prevention

Foot complications of diabetes can easily be prevented before they lead to serious complications.  Prevention involves a combination of factors which I will walk you through in the following pages.

The 5 main strategies for prevention are:

  1. Regular inspection of feet  & appropriate footwear
  2. Treating early signs of disease early
  3. Regular exercise & healthy eating habits
  4. Stop smoking
  5. Regular blood  glucose monitoring

If you follow these simple strategies -your feet should be walking healthy and happy!