What Are Diabetic Footwear?

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Many people do not even know that there are diabetic shoes. Since diabetes can cause numbness in the extremities, associated with healing from the difficulty or difficulty of coagulation, a well-fitting and comfortable shoe can literally save life and physical integrity. If a diabetic patient wears a badly fitting shoe, it may not feel discomfort, and can literally carry a hole in his foot without any pain. We at BIOFOOT in Dubai has a range of diabetic shoes for diabetic patients of any stage. Our shoes have been designed using the latest CAD CAM technology to fit perfectly in the foot of the patients giving more comfort and satisfaction.


Diabetic shoes became popular in the early 1990s when Medicare began covering them for patients. At the beginning of diabetic shoes, they were unaffordable to a majority of patients. Now that the demand has gone up, the price has gone down and even some department stores in retirement areas offer diabetic shoes with the trainings to fit them.


Made of highly padded bodies to prevent pinching or rubbing and protect the foot, a diabetic shoe is designed to ensure comfort and safety. Since the patient’s feet may not notice friction or discomfort, the shoes have been designed to avoid any damage.

Diabetic experts around the world have stressed the importance of reliving a diabetic foot in the prevention of problems and discuss the latest treatment methods while making their operational recommendations up to date. In the management of foot problems, it has been found out that an important and effective remedy is to use the orthopedic footwear, especially for foot ulcers of diabetic patients. On the basis of scientific research carried out over the past few years, there has been a lot of novelty about the role of orthopedic footwear, and more specifically pressure relief, in the prevention of recurrent foot ulcers.


Sandals and cloth shoes are often the most recommended form of diabetic footwear. They are breathable and spacious and can be worn with or without socks. Athletic style diabetic shoes are also popular, with Velcro straps or, for women, ballet-type shoes. They are trendy, comfortable and affordable to a larger number of patients. Diabetic patients have found a great solace in wearing these shoes particularly designed for them, focusing their heath into consideration.


If you are supposed to wear diabetic shoes you must never forget your orthopedic inserts, as they play a major role in the overall functioning of the diabetic shoes, preventing the discomfort of the feet. Choose several styles and be sure to have your feet checked after wearing each pair for a few hours. We will be looking in the red areas where the feet are being rubbed. If allowed to continue, an ulcer, similar to a sore bed, can develop, immobilizing the patient and potentially leading to amputation. As a professional and expert in designing diabetic footwear, we assure you that we leave no room for such terrible situations. Therefore, we take great care in designing your diabetic footwear to be well matched and comforting to your feet.

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