Don’ts in diabetic foot care
Never try to remove corns or calluses on your own.
Don’t put your feet in hot water – test with your hand first.
Never using heating pads or hot water bottles – you can easily burn your feet without noticing .
Avoid wearing thick or tight socks.
Avoid moisture in between the toes.
Don’t use adhesive tapes on your feet.
Never walk bare foot – even at home because you can easily get a scratch or a cut.
Diabetic foot risk assessments and care could reduce foot complications and amputations by up to 85%.