For diabetes patients, it can be tough to find comfortable, long-lasting shoes. Diabetic shoes are often expensive, uncomfortable and difficult to find. Because of this, many patients don't seek them out. They resign themselves to experiencing discomfort and, as a result, aren't able to be as active as they would like in their lives. As with many things, the fix for this discomfort depends upon the cause of the problem. In the case of diabetes, there are two main causes for pain and discomfort.
Since our earliest days, Corey’s Bootery has focused on creating fashionable, effective diabetic footwear. With over 50% of all lower limb amputations caused by improperly fit shoes, we know the importance of providing diabetic shoes that protect the wearer’s feet. However, many people still hesitate to obtain their shoes due to a number of concerns. Are they fashionable? Do they work? Is diabetic footwear expensive? In this post, we’d like to address these concerns and give you five reasons that everyone with diabetes should consider diabetic footwear.
If you have diabetes, you know that there are certain things you have to be more careful about than others do. If you have diabetes and have too much sugar in your blood for a long time, it can create serious complications, including—surprisingly enough—foot problems. The two main problems include: