Because you have diabetes, you need to wash your feet carefully each day. Post this list of proper foot-washing steps in your bathroom.
Do not use strong antiseptic soaps, chemicals (such as Epsom salt; iodine; or corn, callus, or wart removers), or perfumed skin lotions on your feet.
Do not cut or pick at the skin (cuticles) around your toenails.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology|
|Last Revised||September 22, 2010|
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