Foot Care

Ask the care expert ... about often missed areas

Ask the care expert ... about often missed areas

We should go over selecting footwear, socks or whatever the resident prefers to wear — and to be sure that the socks or stockings are cleaned daily.

Diabetes-related lower limb amputations are declining, study finds

The rate of foot and leg amputations in diabetics over the age of 40 fell 65% between 1996 and 2008, according to a recent report.