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How often should I wash my feet if I have diabetes?

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Wash and dry your feet daily using mild soaps and warm water. Pat your skin dry; do not rub. Thoroughly dry your feet.

After washing, put lotion on them to prevent cracking, but not between your toes.

From: Diabetes Foot Care WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Singh, N. 2005. JAMA,

Boulton, A. , 2004. New EnglandJournal of Medicine

Lipsky, B, , 2004. Clinical Infectious Diseases

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 26, 2017

SOURCES:

Singh, N. 2005. JAMA,

Boulton, A. , 2004. New EnglandJournal of Medicine

Lipsky, B, , 2004. Clinical Infectious Diseases

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 26, 2017

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