involves taking special steps to avoid foot problems such as sores, cuts, bunions
, and calluses
. Good care includes daily examination of the feet
, and toenails
and choosing shoes
that fit well. People with diabetes
have to take special care of their feet because nerve damage and reduced blood flow sometimes mean they will have less feeling in their feet than normal. They may not notice cuts and other problems as soon as they should. They will also heal less well than others.