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Why can't diabetic people walk barefoot?

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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: They can

If they have peripheral neuropathy and cannot feel sensation in the feet they may not know that they have stepped on something that has caused an injury which can threaten their foot.

In brief: They can

If they have peripheral neuropathy and cannot feel sensation in the feet they may not know that they have stepped on something that has caused an injury which can threaten their foot.
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