If you have diabetespoor circulation can make your toes feel cold, but you need to take extra care when warming diabetic feet. That’s because nerve damage, known as diabetic neuropathy, is often associated with the disease.  Diabetic neuropathy damages the nerves in your feet, leaving you unable to realize if a heating pad or bath water is too hot— and you could end up getting burned.  The safest way of keeping diabetic feet warm is to wear a toasty pair of socks made of moisture –wicking materials. Then, slip your stocking feet into some comfy slippers for added warmth, and protection. A little massage or activity will get your blood flowing, and that helps too.

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