Do you or your loved one suffer from diabetes? Diabetes is a life-long, chronic condition and it is important that you get the proper medication and care that you need. Aside from getting your insulin, monitoring your glucose, and etc., Welcare Pharmacy & Surgical also recommends that you acquire Diabetic Shoes.
What are diabetic shoes?
It is essential for diabetic patients to pay close attention to their feet and any potential feet problems. Typically, a diabetes management plan includes a pair of diabetic shoes. Diabetic shoes are specially designed to avert the development of feet problems. It also lessens the risk of skin breakdown for diabetes patients. Diabetes shoes are particularly important for patients with diabetic neuropathy in their feet. Please take note that an ulceration under the patient’s foot can develop within a few hours. This ulceration can cause serious complications and it might even cause amputation. This is why diabetes shoes were designed. They can prevent anything from calluses to ulceration, thus lessening the risk of amputation and other health complications.
Benefits Of Wearing Diabetic Shoes
Here are some of the benefits of diabetic shoes:
✔ Relief from pain. Did you know that diabetic shoes can provide immense relief from pain? With the quality of its material and careful design, diabetic shoes are designed to provide maximum comfort. Moreover, they are designed to support the wearer’s weight with each step. This features helps in lessening and/or preventing swollen feet – one of the most common symptoms of diabetes.
✔ Blood circulation. Diabetic shoes are structured and personalized to fit the exact measurement of each patient. With this tailored-fit, it can provide the best space and support without restricting the circulation in the wearer’s feet.
✔ Stability. Diabetic shoes contain comfortable inserts that absorb pressures. This can help reduce the tension in your feet and it helps in the proper distribution of your weight. It offers better stability and can help fight fatigue in your legs and feet.
✔ Prevent calluses, scratches, and skin breakdown. Diabetic shoes have an extra wide toe box and there are no seams on the inside. These features prevent your toe from rubbing the top of your shoe and there are no seams that can cause rub marks or sore spots.
These are just some vital information about diabetic shoes that you should keep in mind. So, if you are ready to purchase one for yourself or for a loved one, give us a call now at 718-599-7200.