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Thought for Food

January 23, 2017. Post by Chris Genders.

By way of introduction, a bit about me… I’m early 60’s, tall and a BMI just the wrong side of 30. I’m a PWD too – diagnosed in about 2000 and started on insulin soon after. Fairly uninteresting since then apart from creeping neuropathy which has got slowly worse and a DFU (Diabetic Foot Ulcer) …

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Latest figures on amputations in England

September 13, 2016. Post by Rory Cameron.

Diabetes amputation numbers hit record high

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Annual foot care tips

September 2, 2016. Post by Judith Anders.

Go to your annual review – everyone who has diabetes should have their feet checked at their annual review. A healthcare professional that has been specially trained to look after people with diabetes will do the check up with you. This could be a podiatrist, nurse or doctor. During your review your podiatrist, nurse or …

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Tips for toenail care

September 2, 2016. Post by Judith Anders.

Cutting your toenails is something that lots of people with diabetes worry about. It can be difficult to do if you can’t bend or reach easily or you might be worried about cutting yourself. If you can reach them and see well enough to be able to cut them then there is no reason why …

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Pedicure / pamper tips

September 2, 2016. Post by Judith Anders.

If you want to pamper your feet by getting a pedicure or using a foot spa then the following information may help: You can wear nail varnish on your toenails. However if you wear it all the time you might not see any problems with your nails or a nail infection. So, take off and …

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Special occasion footwear tips

September 2, 2016. Post by Judith Anders.

If you’re going to a party or a wedding, then the shoes you wear everyday probably won’t be right to go with whatever you’re wearing. However, the kind of shoes you may want to wear could potentially cause damage to your feet so it makes sense to try and reduce the chances of that happening. …

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