Diabetic Footwear

By Mountaineer Complete Care | Apr 09, 2014
Dr. Comfort Diabetic Shoes

Diabetic Footwear

 

 

 

Mountaineer Complete Care carries a complete line of Dr. Comfort diabetic shoes to aid in the management of ongoing diabetic foot problems. Dr. Comfort is known for the finest quality in shoes, and slippers.

 

Why Do I Need Diabetic Footwear?

The main reasoning for diabetic shoes and inserts, is the fact that it helps prevent diabetic amputations. The rate of amputations for diabetics is almost 10 times above the average of people without diabetes. However, the great news is there are ensuring steps to be taken for people with diabetes that want to continue to walk with healthy feet. It starts with understanding the effects diabetes has on your feet, and the proper plan of care to protect your feet. These two steps help in controlling foot calluses, deformities, ulcerations, and amputations. Therefore, controlling and understanding foot care programs can help reduce diabetic foot amputations up to 85%.

 

How diabetes affects your feet

-Peripheral Vascular Disease (Poor blood flow)

-Diabetic Neuropathy (Nerve damage)

 

 

Foot Problems Associated with Diabetes

Anyone can get these associated foot problems. However, people with diabetes tend to have more serious afflictions from them.

-Athlete's Foot

-Fungal Infection of the Nails

-Calluses

-Corns

-Blisters

-Bunions

-Dry skin

-Foot ulcers

-Ingrown toenails

-Plantar warts

 

 

Diabetic foot problems can be controlled with the proper foot care plan from your practitioner. So,stop by Mountaineer Complete Care today, and get your feet fitted with a Dr. Comfort trained staff member. And be on your way to having happy, healthy feet!

 

Contact us for more information regarding Diabetic Shoes!

 

Jodie Wood/General Manager

828.456.2818

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