I have diabetes...can I do pedicures?

I have diabetes...can I do pedicures?

The difference between giving a pedicure to a regular person versus a diabetic is that a diabetic may have neuropathy/circulatory problems which may result in a loss of sensation to the feet, or highly sensitive skin. Plus, because of the circulation problems, sometimes the skin of a diabetic's feet can be dry and flaky. A pedicure can be relaxing and beneficial in helping a diabetic maintain healthy feet. But many diabetics are afraid of having a pedicure, knowing that a simple cut can lead to a serious infection. Full Text

Source: Trinidad Express

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