Take a copy of this checklist with you when you visit your
doctor or foot specialist (podiatrist). Because you have diabetes, your doctor needs to examine your feet during every visit and do a thorough
foot exam once a year.
Take off your shoes and socks while you are waiting in the exam room.
have about foot care:
Problems I have noticed:
Describe each problem:
On these pictures, mark the area
of your foot where the problem is.
Primary Medical Reviewer
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Jennifer Hone, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.