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The Podiatry Department at Singapore General Hospital (SGH), a member of the SingHealth group, shares ten simple steps to follow for healthier feet. Here are the remaining five.

 

Cut toenails straight across and smoothen nail edges with a nail file

6. Cut toenails straight across and smoothen nail edges with a nail file

Wear shoes with supportive features and a good fit  

7. Wear shoes with supportive features and a good fit 

     Wear socks or stockings together with shoes

Check that there is nothing in your shoes before wearing them​ 

8. Check that there is nothing in your shoes before wearing them

Maintain good blood sugar level​s

9. Maintain good blood sugar level​s​ 

 

Go for a yearly Diabetic Foot Screening at the polyclinic, GP clinic or hospital

10. Go for a yearly Diabetic Foot Screening at the polyclinic, GP clinic or hospital

 

See previous page for the first five steps.

Ref: M19