Diabetic Foot Ulcer — PREVENTION!

I have seen good patient outcomes when the whole Rehab team is involved in diabetic care. Daily lower leg and foot awareness and care along with supportive shoes can help to avoid falls and skin problems. Proper food choices, eating schedules, and symptoms of high and low blood sugar, as well as blood sugar testing, should be taught with Nursing …

Diabetes—Which footwear is best?

I hope you chose the black shoes with custom elastic laces! Many times seniors have edema in their feet and with the different length laces, occupational therapy makes it an easy slip-on shoe using a long shoe horn. A shoe repair shop permanently sews the “tongue” in a proximal “top” corner! I have used the below 2-page shoe test handout successfully for 15 years. . . . . Read More!