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Why is it important to check my feet with diabetes?

Feet with diabetes are extremely vulnerable to injuries and complications like ulcers that, because of neuropathy damage, can easily go unnoticed on your lower limbs. If you don’t know you have an injury, you can’t get it treated, which leaves it open for infections and complications. Daily foot self-checks allow you to catch problems that you may not be able to feel while they are still in their early stages. Then you can get the treatment you need before complications set in and possibly create permanent problems. Foot self-checks are easy to add to your daily routine. You simply have to examine your lower limbs for changes. Look for cuts, bruises, bumps, blisters, discoloration, temperature differences, or anything else that could be considered “unusual” for feet. Look on the tops, sides, backs, and soles of both limbs, and use your hands to feel for differences, too. If you find anything, let experts like our team at Absolute Foot Care Specialists help you take care of it right away, before it has any time to get worse. Call (702) 839-2010 to reach our Las Vegas offices.