Summer Foot Care

With the summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to take a dip in the pool. And as part of your fun in the sun, you’ll want to make sure that you’re paying careful attention to your feet. This can be particularly important when you have a loss of feeling due to neuropathy[1], or nerve damage, as diabetes blogger and “Ninjabetic” George Simmons relates in his recent blog post, “Resistance.” Just how does neuropathy affect his swimming? Click here to find out[2], then check out the article “Caring for Your Feet,”[3] by Rita Weinstein, to learn more about how to keep your tootsies in top shape this summer!

This blog entry was written by Web Editor Diane Fennell.

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Endnotes:
  1. neuropathy: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/Articles/Diabetic-Complications/coping-with-painful-neuropathy/
  2. Click here to find out: http://www.ninjabetic.com/thebadblog/2012/7/9/resistance.html
  3. “Caring for Your Feet,”: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/articles/foot-care/caring-for-your-feet/

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