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Because you have
diabetes, you need to wash your feet carefully each
day. Post this list of proper foot-washing steps in your bathroom.
Do not use strong antiseptic soaps, chemicals (such as Epsom salt;
iodine; or corn, callus, or wart removers), or perfumed skin lotions on your
Do not cut or pick at the skin (cuticles) around your
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Jennifer Hone, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
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