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Why should I take care of my feet

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This is a presentation describing the content in a manual I wrote for diabetic patients. …

This is a presentation describing the content in a manual I wrote for diabetic patients.

This Guide addresses:

3 ways to prevent a foot wound
8 steps to performing a comprehensive diabetic foot exam
4 most common mistakes you can make when you have diabetes
4 questions to ask your podiatrist if you have diabetes

http://www.drpelto.com/p/health-care-guide-to-diabetes-and-your.html

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  • 1. Why Should I Take Care of my Feet if I Have Diabetes ?
  • 2. Health Care Guide to Diabetes and Your Feet By Dr. Donald Pelto
  • 3. Unfortunately, misconceptions are common for anyone who is diagnosed as having diabetes .
  • 4. Diabetes can affect your eyes, your blood vessels and your feet. This Guide addresses:
  • 5. 3 ways to prevent a foot wound
  • 6. 6 steps to performing a comprehensive diabetic foot exam
  • 7. 4 most common mistakes you can make when you have diabetes
  • 8. 4 questions to ask your podiatrist if you have diabetes
  • 9. I hope this Guide helps you better understand the complexities and the problems you can experience as a diabetic.
  • 10. These are important topics, which everyone with diabetes should be aware of.
  • 11. Please feel free to pass on this Guide to your friends and loved ones.  
  • 12. You may want to know more about why I am writing this Guide.
  • 13. As a podiatrist, each year I see hundreds of patients with diabetes .
  • 14. I see the newly diagnosed and those who have dealt with diabetes for more than 30 years .
  • 15. I hope this Guide helps you avoid common problems and mistakes many of my patients have experienced.  
  • 16. Teaching is passing on wisdom. I hope you will learn from the mistakes of others and not make your own .
  • 17. To your health, Dr. Donald Pelto 299 Lincoln Street, Suite 202 Worcester, MA 01605 508.757.4003 www.drpelto.com
  • 18. Request your copy now Health Care Guide to Diabetes and Your Feet http://www.drpelto.com/p/health-care-guide-to-diabetes-and-your.html

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