The Doctor's Choice Diabetic Crew Sock has all of the key features including moisture-wicking fibers, good ventilation to keep feet dry, a seamless toe, cushioned foot, and a loose top. This aloe-infused sock also has fibers with antimicrobial properties for to help reduce foot odor in the sock.
Peripheral neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that often causes numbness or lack of sensitivity in the feet and legs. It is often associated with diabetes. Sores, ulcers, or blisters caused by rough toe seams or moisture may go unnoticed and can lead to serious infections. Swelling related to circulatory deficiencies can also cause discomfort in legs and feet. Socks that reduce abrasion, minimize bunching, and do not hold moisture or restrict blood flow. Plus, help skin retain its natural moisture with Aloe-infusion therapy built in.
- Approximately 30 million people are diagnosed as having diabetes and an additional estimated 84 million are pre-diabetic
- It is estimated that one-third to one-half of people with diabetes also have peripheral neuropathy