Healthy Living

8 Do's & Don'ts of Diabetes

4. Take care of your body to avoid any injuries

There is a risk of nerve damage that increases the likelihood you will injure your feet and bacteria and germs will invade your body. Any type of cut, scrape or injury to your feet or lower extremities leaves you at a high risk of amputation of those limbs. Take care of your feet by getting them checked on a regular basis, use pedicures to reduce the risk of ingrown toe nails, and immediately take care of all cuts, injuries and scrapes to your feet.