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Foot Self-Check and Diabetes Awareness

Fadia T. Shaya, PhD, MPH, Nneka Onwudiwe, PharmD, Navendu Samant, MA, Reed Winston, MD, PhD, Wallace Johnson, MD, Aurelia Laird, RN, Faye Larkins, RN, MPH, and Gabriel E. Shaya
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Foot care programs decrease the risk of foot ulcers by 13-fold. The authors found that the more frequently diabetic patients checked their feet, the greater their knowledge of their condition.