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Louise_WebMD_Staff posted:
Foot infections are very common in people with diabetes and slow to heal.

Blue or black skin color indicates blood flow problems. If you're foot is cold and blue or black this is an emergency; get to a hospital immediately. You need to see your doctor immediately about this new problem.

Make sure that your shoes are always properly fitted, that your socks are not binding and you examine your feet daily.

Read more Tips for Daily Foot Care with Diabetes
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