• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: Steps to diabetic foot care

March 28, 2017

a close-up of two feet, one on the floor and the other held in the person's handsPeople with diabetes face many health problems, including nerve damage and poor blood circulation. These problems make their feet vulnerable to skin sores (ulcers) that can worsen quickly and are difficult to treat. The good news is that proper diabetes management and careful foot care can help prevent foot ulcers.

The American Diabetes Association has named March 28 as American Diabetes Association Alert Day.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to Dr. Elizabeth Cozine about how to keep your feet healthy.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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