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"When it comes to your feet, rain, snow, and slushy weather have something in common: they cause dampness. Moisture that collects between your socks and your feet and toes can form bacteria, which can lead to an infection," said Dr. Michael Ambroziak, a Michigan-based foot and ankle surgeon. Moisture-wicking socks can help keep feet dry and warm during cold weather.  
Dr. Michael Ambroziak
It's also important to have proper footwear, Ambroziak said. "In any climate, patients with diabetes should wear well-fitted shoes with supportive soles and a wide toe box to reduce cramping. During the colder seasons, extra thought should be given to sock texture and how the weather will affect walking conditions," he said.
 
Source: Robert Preidt, U.S. News and World Report [1/12/17]
 
Brought to you by Dr. John A. Hardy, owner of Toronto foot clinic, Academy Foot and Orthotic Clinics courtesy of Podiatrist Barry Block, owner of PMP News.

 

 

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