The importance of foot care for patients with diabetes cannot be stressed enough. Often it is the most simple measures that can make the difference. The regular application of a moisturiser to the feet can increase the skin's flexibility and strength. Feet which are well moisturised are supple and less likely to crack and scale. Regular application can also help reduce the chance of common foot infections.
In an article featured in the Mail on Sunday (26th July p74) Michelle, podiatrist at the chiropody surgery talks about moisturisers suitable for the foot. Selection of the right foot cream is important, thats why we stock a range of products at the surgery. Ask your podiatrist for more details.