Diabetics need to take extra care of their feet, Ready why.
Listen to your body! Your body has a very clever way to tell you about other medical complaints you may not be aware of. Feet can tell us many things about ailments going on within the body. Dry skin on the feet could be a tell tale sign that you may have diabetes. You may find that the open wounds of the skin take longer than expected to heal, this is another sign of diabetes.
Dry Skin a sign of diabetes
Facts from the UK diabetes association (you can find lots of excellent free information on their website http://www.diabetes.org.uk)
- 1 person is diagnosed with diabetes every 3 minutes –FACT
- 2.6 million people in the UK are diagnosed with diabetes – FACT
- Up to 500,000 people in the UK have diabetes but don’t know it – FACT
- £1 million an hour of NHS budget is spent on diabetes –
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