Hamad General Hospital’s Podiatry Clinic sees around 70 patients a day, including a large number of diabetics.
Dr Talal Khader Talal, Head of Podiatric Services at Hamad Medical Corporation says it’s important for diabetics to get their feet inspected every day and do an annual checkup with podiatry clinic as part of managing diabetes.
“Inspecting your feet every day, and seeking care early in case of a foot injury, is essential for good diabetes management. Make sure your healthcare team checks your feet at least once a year – more often if you have foot problems. Your physician can also explain the do’s and don’ts of good foot care,” said Dr Talal.
“Most patients can prevent serious foot problems by…