Summer is here and the weather is hot which means bare feet and flip flops, right? If you are someone with Type 2 diabetes, this can be dangerous, especially if you have peripheral neuropathy, diminished sensation, chronically high blood sugars or peripheral arterial disease. People with diabetes should never walk around barefoot- even in the house. Stepping on hot sand, a shell or stubbing your toe on the corner of the floor can cause a foot injury resulting in a serious infection or urgent care issue, particularly if you don't feel it. Find out how to protect your feet this summer.
The best way to stick to an exercise routine is for it to be fun, manageable, and accessible. Summertime is a great season for exercising outdoors. Outdoor activities are scenic, convenient and inexpensive. Find out the top four outdoor exercises and how to implement them into your lifestyle.
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