If you have diabetes, nerve damage, circulation problems, and infections can lead to serious foot problems. You can take precautions to maintain healthy feet. Managing your diabetes and maintaining a healthy lifestyle helps keep your feet healthy. This should include:
+ Regular medical exams, including foot checks at every visit and checking your ABCs (A1c, blood pressure, and cholesterol)
+ Monitoring your blood sugar daily
+ Regular exercise
+ Eating a balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables
You can help prevent serious foot problems by following a good foot care regimen.