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How can I prevent foot problems due to diabetes?

Related Topics: Diabetes, Foot
 

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If you have diabetes, ask your doctor for a foot care checklist to follow every day. Good blood sugar control is key to preventing nerve pain damage. If you have developed pain, numbness, or burning in your feet, let your doctor know. Simple over-the-counter or prescription pain relievers can help. Other medications are also available to treat pain caused by diabetic nerve damage.

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