Foot dr

By Turtle Latest Reply 2011-06-30 22:47:03 -0500
Started 2009-11-19 22:08:32 -0600

The nurse here at assisted living made an appt for me w/ a podiatrist for tomorrow. My nails are hard for her to cut and my feet still have an infection. I am hoping for new diabetic shoes and diabetic socks. I have read the socks are wonderful and I would like to try them. They are just so expensive! Wish me luck.


10 replies

Turtle 2009-11-20 20:07:57 -0600 Report

Thank you everyone. The dr cut my nails and said he would see about my shoes and that I might have to pay for the sox.


daniel velazco
daniel velazco 2009-11-20 20:58:37 -0600 Report

Hi Turtle,
I pray that you get the funds to get the socks and get your some shoes. I recieved my diabetic shoes yesterday and they are so comfortable that I wish I would have gotten them sooner. Dan

Hinboyz3 2009-11-20 11:55:12 -0600 Report

My dad uses the diabetic socks and he loves them Turtle!! Yes you have to be very careful when cutting your nails, not to cut them too close. I usually do my dads I use to be a nurses aide years ago, I was trained how to cut them. Glad I know how now it comes in handy.

jayabee52 2009-11-26 23:39:14 -0600 Report

When I was a working CNA I could cut patient's toenails if they were not diabetic. If my patient was a diabetic the RN would have to do it. [both in NE & NV]

Once I turned diabetic I joked that it was beyond my "scope of practice" to cut my own toenails.

Of course family could cut a diabetic's toenals, but they were encouraged to wait for the RN.

stackhouse55 2009-11-19 23:01:37 -0600 Report

hi I just purchased the socks and they are soft soft and feel really nice I wore them today felt good all day long. Yes they are expensive 2 pair $6.00. I hope you can find the funds to buy them. Good luck.

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