In teaching a diabetic client good foot and skin care, what should the nurse do?

 

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- Encourage daily inspection of the feet.

- Encourage the use of flip-flops whenever possible.

- Encourage the use of a heating pad to the feet.

- Encourage cutting the nails with rounded corners.

Rationale

The nurse should encourage daily inspection of the feet. The client should wear a firm, supportive shoe and should not put heat on the feet. The nails should be cut straight across.

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