18 Ways to Keep Diabetic Feet Healthy

feetGet in step when it comes to keeping your feet healthy especially if you have diabetes. People with diabetes can develop foot problems of all kinds. These problems can happen when there is nerve damage. You may experience pain, tingling or weakness in the foot. If you lose the feeling in your foot, you might not realize you injured it. Also, poor blood flow or changes in the shape of your feet or toes can cause problems.

Follow these steps to stay a step ahead of unhealthy feet:

Riding into Family Fun

boy riding bikeCelebrate National Bike Month by taking your children out for a bicycle ride around the local park or a bike trail. May is a perfect time to enjoy a family bike ride, before the summer heat sets in. According to Men’s Fitness, cycling is a lower-risk form of cardiovascular exercise and is low impact, so it’s easier on your legs, ankles, knees and feet. It’s also an awesome way for your family to get exercise and have fun while doing it!

Inspired to Run? Nearly Anyone Can Do It.

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Running: You either love it or hate it. Some people find it to be a great health and mental wellness boost, while others feel it’s it too hard, too boring or just too uncomfortable.

But one thing many people can agree on is that a marathon, 5K or a race of any length can be truly inspirational. Seeing hundreds of people running by with numbers pinned to their chests can trigger a “me, too” moment. Though there are certainly important techniques to it, running is something that just about anyone can do if they try.

If you’re inspired to start running—whether a marathon or just a few daily laps around your neighborhood—you need a few things to get going.