Diabetic Foot Care


Around 5% of people with diabetes may develop a foot ulcer in any year, and amputation rates are often around 0.5%*   This is a condition, which is a result of Diabetic Neuropathy, but it also been named as diabetic foot.

There are a range of ways to help prevent diabetic foot arising, namely

  • Moisturise regularly
  • Wear protective shoes
  • Wear comfortable slippers around the house
  • Wear items to protect your feet.

Ref: * Type 2 Diabetes: Prevention and Management of Foot Problems Clinical Guideline 10 January 2004


Updated  14 April 2010




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