Diabetes Footwear: Tips for Buying Shoes

Diabetes Footwear: Tips for Buying Shoes

Diabetes Footwear: Tips for Buying Shoes
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Diabetes Footwear: Tips for Buying Shoes

You won't likely see an orthopedic pump on the Paris runways, but shoe companies are making progress in footwear design that respects the concerns of people with diabetes. Medical shoes, prescribed by a podiatrist, may be unnecessary (unless you have a history of uncontrolled blood glucose levels or a history of foot complications, such as ulcers), but all people need footwear that fits. "Well-fitting doesn't just mean you wear a certain size, but that your shoes are not too loose or too tight anywhere on your foot. That helps prevent you from forming blisters and calluses, and protects you from trauma more

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