Regular foot health checks are an important when having diabetes, as nerve and blood supply can be effected. Any changes to the feet can increase risk of problems, such as ulceration, that you may not be aware of. Therefore, having regular checks can help detect any potential problems or changes in the foot so that treatment can be provided early to reduce the risk of ulceration or problems.
A full assessment of the foot is provided including
- Vascular assessment
- Neurological assessment
- Footwear assessment
Following assessment a full report is provided, including any recommendations, treatment and an analysis compared to previous reports and data. A copy of the report and treatment plan is also sent to your GP.