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.
Written for physicians, this article is a doctor's guide to early identification of foot problems in persons with diabetes.
Diabetes and Skin Care
Skin problems are common in people with diabetes, and WebMD gives you pointers for protecting yourself.
Prevention and Early Intervention for Diabetes Foot Problems
Diabetic foot problems eventually lead to lower limb amputations in some high risk persons. This article, written for physicians, summarizes the relevant data.
Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetes, and Your Feet
Peripheral neuropathy caused by diabetes can be a big problem for your feet. Find out from the experts at WebMD how to prevent foot problems with proper foot care.
Crocs: Healthy Shoes or Just Comfy?
Doctors and consumers give their views on Crocs: Are the clog-like shoes in bright colors good for your feet?
Diabetes Wound Care Checklist: What's in Your First Aid Kit?
Use these first aid tips as the first line of defense in your diabetes wound care.
Diabetes and Wounds: Caring for Foot Sores and Skin Sores
Diabetes and wounds are always a bad combination. Avoid amputation by preventing and treating skin sores. These tips can help.
Diabetes: Tips for Daily Foot Care
Take care of your feet every day and you'll prevent diabetes-related complications before they start.
Why Diabetes Patients Must Check Feet
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, explains why it is so important for diabetic people to check their feet daily.
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
Avoid foot problems by picking the best shoes for you.
Safe Nail Trimming
Experts talk hangnails, rough cuticles, ingrown nails, and cutting safety.
Slideshows & Images
Pictures of Common Foot Problems
See pictures of bunions, corns, athlete’s foot, plantar warts, and other common foot problems – and learn what treatments may help these conditions.
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.
Slideshow: Diabetes and Exercise
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.