Foot Care Guidelines for Diabetics

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There is a lot to keep track of if you have diabetes, including monitoring your blood sugar, making healthy food choices, staying active, taking medications, and visiting your doctor. With all that on your mind, your feet might be the last thing you on your list. And because November is Diabetes Awareness Month, today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing his tips for keeping diabetic feet healthy. 

Daily foot care is one of the best ways to avoid foot complications related to diabetes.

To prevent serious foot problems, follow these guidelines:

If you are diabetic, contact the office of Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA today at (425) 455-0936 to schedule a consultation. 

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