Diabetes Foot Care Directory
When you have diabetes, foot care is an important part of treatment. Because of diabetic nerve pain and damage, blood flow to the feet can be reduced. Choosing the right shoes can help prevent damage to the feet. Sores can take longer to heal, so any diabetes foot problems should be evaluated by a physician. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how diabetes foot problems occur, what they look like, how to treat them, and much more.
Caring for Your Feet With Diabetes
WebMD offers tips for caring for your feet if you have diabetes.
Shoes and Diabetes: What's on Your Feet Matters
Diabetic nerve damage, or neuropathy, can lessen your ability to feel pain, especially in your feet. It's important to inspect your feet daily and choose your shoes wisely.
Diabetes and Your Feet: Dos and Don'ts of Foot Care
Use this checklist from WebMD to help prevent foot problems when you have diabetes.
How to Care for Diabetic Ulcers and Sores
Having diabetes can make you more likely to get ulcers and sores -- on your feet and other parts of your body. Find out what helps prevent them.
Find the Right Shoes for Diabetes
Experts discuss the best shoe options to avoid foot problems linked to diabetes.
Diabetes: Best Foot Care
Our experts tell you how to protect your feet if you have diabetes.
Spa Safety for People With Diabetes
When you have diabetes, you can still get manicures, pedicures, and other spa services. See how to keep your skin healthy, safe, and free of infections.
Are Your Feet Ready for Spring?
Spring has officially sprung, and it’s time to release your toes from their winter slumber. With sandal season right around the corner, are your feet ready?
Avoid foot problems by picking the best shoes for you.
Why Diabetes Patients Must Check Feet
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, explains why it is so important for diabetic people to check their feet daily.
Safe Nail Trimming
Experts talk hangnails, rough cuticles, ingrown nails, and cutting safety.
WebMD Expert Answers: What are the three most important things someone with diabetes can do for their health?
Dr. Elizabeth R. Seaquist reports from the 2013 Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Diabetes Foot Care
When you have diabetes, small problems with your feet can quickly turn serious. Here's how to keep them healthy.
Slideshow: Reasons You Feel Burning in Your Feet
The feeling of burning in your feet isn’t just an annoyance. It might also be a sign of a more serious condition. Find out more about what can make your feet burn.
Slideshow: What Your Feet Say About Your Health
Cold feet, misshapen nails, swelling, and numbness can be warning signs of illness. Our pictures help sort out when to call the doctor or simply put on socks and put your feet up.
Slideshow: 12 Lifestyle Tips to Avoid Diabetes Complications
See steps you can take to help cut your risk of diabetes complications. WebMD shows you how to avoid nerve pain, heart disease and protect your kidneys.