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How do you prevent leg ulcers for diabetics?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Prevention

Diabetics often times develope dry skin which can cause the skin to become more fragile.
Keep dry skin hydrated with a good moisturiser. Watch your diet, keep your blood sugar under good control, and follow up with your physician when recommended.

In brief: Prevention

Diabetics often times develope dry skin which can cause the skin to become more fragile.
Keep dry skin hydrated with a good moisturiser. Watch your diet, keep your blood sugar under good control, and follow up with your physician when recommended.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Few things

Good foot care follow with a podiatrist dont walk barefoot.

In brief: Few things

Good foot care follow with a podiatrist dont walk barefoot.
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care

In brief: Diabetic foot ulcers

A careful evaluation of the feet every day for cuts, scrapes, bruises, irritations, corns, calluses is the most important thing that you can do.
A trained podiatrist is vital to every diabetic patient and you should set up regular visits as a preventive maneuver. A determination can be made about diabetic footware for you. Any indication of arterial disease will be referred for studies and consult.

In brief: Diabetic foot ulcers

A careful evaluation of the feet every day for cuts, scrapes, bruises, irritations, corns, calluses is the most important thing that you can do.
A trained podiatrist is vital to every diabetic patient and you should set up regular visits as a preventive maneuver. A determination can be made about diabetic footware for you. Any indication of arterial disease will be referred for studies and consult.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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