The nurse is educating a client that is newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus, which of the following should the nurse emphasize? Select all that apply.

 

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- Inspect feet daily

- Wear proper fitting shoes

- Don't walk barefoot

- Cut toenails with rounded corners

- Use a heating pad to keep feet warm.

Rationale

Diabetes Mellitus can cause poor circulation and decreased feeling in the feet, foot care is important to prevent sores, ulcers, and/or amputation.

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