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Foot care advice

Diabetes is a lifelong condition which can cause foot problems. Some of these problems can occur because the nerves and blood vessels supplying your feet are damaged. This can affect:

  • the feeling in your feet (peripheral neuropathy); and
  • the circulation in your feet (ischaemia).

These changes can be very gradual and you may not notice them. This is why it is essential you have your feet screened every year.

These leaflets will give you advice which will help you to look after your feet. This advice will depend on what risk you are of developing a foot problem:

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