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Module 4.1.2. Best Feet Forward. Footcare for People with Diabetes Level 3. Acknowledgements. The foot diagrams and resources used in this presentation are adapted from Feet can last a life time. A health professionals guide to preventing diabetes foot problems.
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Module 4.1.2 Best Feet Forward Footcare for People with Diabetes Level 3 Produced by The Alfred Workforce Development Team for the benefit of DHS Public Health - Diabetes Prevention and Management Initiative June 2005

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Acknowledgments The foot graphs and assets utilized as a part of this presentation are adjusted from Feet can last an existence time. A wellbeing experts manual for anticipating diabetes foot issues. National Diabetes Education Program www.ndep.nih.gov/assets/health.htm DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Workshop reason – Level 3 Target Aged care laborers, HACC specialists, purchasers and carers Objective To give preparing to build aptitudes in: Why individuals with diabetes are at danger of foot issues How to look after the feet of individuals with diabetes to forestall issues Identifying foot issues Action to take for foot issues DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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G Overview of diabetes Bloodstream Diabetes implies that blood glucose in the body (frequently called glucose) is too high. Glucose originates from the sustenance we eat Glucose is transported by the circulation system to every one of the cells in the body. Muscle G DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Overview of diabetes Insulin helps the glucose from nourishment get into your cells. Insulin is a synthetic (a hormone) made in a part of the body called the pancreas. G Muscle G insulin Pancreas DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Overview of diabetes If your body doesn\'t make enough insulin or if the insulin doesn\'t work the way it ought to, glucose can\'t get into cells. Glucose remains in the blood. Blood glucose levels get too high, bringing on diabetes. Muscle G Bloodstream G DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Common sorts of diabetes DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Treatment objectives Symptom free Prevent fleeting inconveniences Prevent long haul confusions Quality of life = Lifestyle center DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Complications of Diabetes can bring about expanded danger of: Heart Problems Stroke Eye locate issues Kidney issues Foot issues DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Foot issues The feet can be influenced by: Decreased blood supply poor recuperating Nerve harm loss of feeling High Blood Sugar levels diminish mending DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Assessment and mindfulness Regular appraisal of feet is imperative to check for: Sense of feeling and heartbeats in the feet Foot issues/distortions or previous history of foot ulcer If foot issues are available feet referral to a podiatrist is suggested. DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Assessment and mindfulness Always know about High Risk Feet Loss of feeling Poor blood supply Past history of foot ulcer Source: Footcare in Diabetes Workbook for Health Professionals . Australian Diabetes Educators Association DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Caring for the feet Check feet consistently. People may have genuine foot issues, yet feel no agony. Check feet for cuts, wounds, red spots, swelling, and tainted toenails. Make checking feet some portion of your consistently normal. DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Caring for the feet Wash feet consistently Wash feet in warm, not hot, water. Try not to douse on the grounds that skin will get dry. Dry feet well. Make sure to dry between the toes. DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Caring for the feet Keep the skin delicate and smooth Rub a thin layer of skin salve or cream. Try not to put salve or cream between toes DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Caring for the feet Smooth corns and calluses tenderly. Check with the specialist/podiatrist before utilizing a pumice stone. Utilize pumice stone in the wake of washing or giving Don\'t cut corns and calluses. Try not to utilize disposable cutters, corn mortars, or fluid corn and callus removers - they can harm the skin. DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Caring for the feet Toenails ought to be trimmed frequently With scissors after shower/shower. Straight crosswise over and smooth with an emery board or nail document. try not to compromise of the toenail. On the off chance that toenails are thick or yellowed, or nails bend and develop into the skin, have a podiatrist trim them. DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Preventing foot issues Protect the feet Wear shoes and socks at all times. Pick clean, daintily cushioned socks that fit well. Socks that have no creases are best Check the internal parts of shoes before putting them on to be sure the coating is smooth and that there are no articles in them. DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Preventing foot issues Protect the feet Wear shoes that fit well and secure the feet. Athletic or strolling shoes are useful for every day wear. They bolster the feet and permit them to "breathe." Avoid vinyl or plastic shoes, since they don\'t extend or "breathe." DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Preventing foot issues Appropriate shoes Pointed toes or high heels put an excess of weight on the toes. Shoes additionally should be profound and sufficiently wide to anticipate rubbing. DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Preventing foot issues Protect your feet from hot and cool. Keep your feet far from radiators and open flames. Try not to utilize high temp water bottles on feet. Lined boots are great in winter to keep your feet warm and socks during the evening Remember to utilize sunscreen on the highest point of your feet if outside. DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Preventing foot issues Keep the blood streaming to the feet. Keep feet up when sitting. Practices for the feet Wiggle toes for 5 minutes, 2 or 3 times each day Move lower legs all over and in and out. Try not to Cross legs Wear tight socks, flexible or elastic groups, or straps around your legs. Try not to smoke Smoking lessens blood stream to feet. Control Blood glucose, circulatory strain and cholesterol. DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Healthy Eating Control blood glucose and blood fats Body weight Healthy nourishment Regular starch High in fiber Low in fat (especially soaked fat) Low in included sugar Adequate vitality/protein/liquids/vits and mins DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Exercise/Activity 30 minutes direct power on most days ideally all Helps to: Increased insulin affectability Decreased insulin prerequisites Weight lessening Lipid control Blood weight control DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Identification of an issue Daily review of the feet note: Broken skin Redness Swelling Corns/callus Black/blue regions Report to attendant/GP or podiatrist for evaluation on the off chance that you identify any of these issues DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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Prevention is superior to cure! Counteractive action and early distinguishing proof of foot issues can avert foot ulcers and removal Source: Footcare in Diabetes Workbook for Health Professionals . Australian Diabetes Educators Association DPMI Workforce Development – The Alfred Workforce Development Team June 2005

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