Welcome to keepmyfeet ... Here you will find the information that you need to keep your diabetic feet happy, healthy and injury free.
Each year, more than 70,000 diabetics in the United States have a lower limb amputation. Many of those amputations are caused when foot injuries go unnoticed and untreated and cause an infection.
Don't be a statistic! We want YOU to keep your feet! Click on any of the links on the menu above to get more information on diabetic foot care. Taking care of your feet is the most important thing you can do to prevent a foot or leg amputation.
While we strive to give the most helpful preventative measures and tips, this site should not take the place of regular health care visits. Please see your doctor often.
Statistics: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2008). Number (in Thousands) of Hospital Discharges for Nontraumatic Lower Extremity Amputation with Diabetes as a Listed Diagnosis, United States, 1980–2005. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics/lea/fig1.htm