If You Are A Diabetic Opt Out of Nail Salons and Seek the Service of a Podiatrist
During the summer months many folks cannot wait for the chance to come out of their closed in shoes and switch up things to show off their pedicure masterpiece. For an individual who is diabetic pedicures done at a salon is an absolute no/no. The risk of developing an infection that can lead to severe complications is great.The American Podiatric Association states that loss of lower limbs accounts for more than 65,000 amputations resulting from complications associated with diabetes. This risk can be greatly reduced by including a podiatrist as part of your wellness diabetes care. Read more in the article "Common Foot Problems & Proper Care".