We continue Elio’s series on diabetic foot care with this blog covering the Diabetic Foot Exam as well as the Diabetic Foot Care Checklist. This is all part of Elio’s commitment to showing patients how to take care of and manage their foot health.
Elio’s Can Help When You Need a Diabetic Foot Exam
The diabetic foot examination is thorough and includes testing in 4 key areas:
Together, along with overall health, medical history and diabetes history a “risk level” can be determined.
High risk patients pose higher risk of ulcer development and should be seen regularly by a chiropodist to help keep their feet healthy.
A diabetic risk assessment should be performed annually. Book an appointment today at Elio’s.