A need for women to pay more atten-tion to foot care, to avoid subjecting themselves to unnecessary foot problems.
Diabetes disrupts the vascular system, affecting many areas of the body such as the eyes, kidneys, legs, and feet. People with diabetes should pay special attention to their feet.
You teach washing, brushing, and grooming, but what do you do about your child's feet which have to carry the entire weight of the body through a lifetime?
Years of wear and tear can be hard on our feet. So can disease, poor circula-tion, improperly trimmed toenails, and wearing shoes that don't fit properly.
As you exercise, pay attention to what your body, including your feet, tells you. If you feel discomfort, you may be trying to do too much too fast.
Dr. Harris L. Klear has been engaged in the practice of podiatry since 1973. Dr. Klear was voted Best Podiatrist in New Jersey.