Summer can be hard on anyone’s feet. However, it can be especially brutal if you are dealing with diabetes. Thankfully, there are diabetic supplies on the market today that can help keep people’s tootsies healthy and feeling great throughout the warm days ahead. Here’s a look at five worth adding to your family’s summer shopping list:
1.) Moisture Barrier Antifungal Cream
Summer is prime time for the development of funky infections like athletes feet. So a bottle or tube of moisture barrier antifungal cream is definitely one item to consider adding to your summer shopping list. One product that works well is Coloplast Baza Moisture Barrier Antifungal Cream. Made with miconazole nitrate and zinc oxide, it may be used to protect the feet, as well as other areas of exposed skin, from fungal infections and warm weather related irritation.
2.) High SPF Sunscreen
Of course there is more to maintaining one’s feet than applying a bit of antifungal cream as needed. It’s also important to protect one’s tootsies from the sun and heat damage. That’s why adding high SPF sunscreen to your list is a great idea too. Consider applying it to both the tops and bottoms of your feet and the rest of your body as well.
3.) Foot Rejuvenating Cream
Next on our list is a container of DiabetiDerm Foot Rejuvenating Cream. Made with L-arginine HCL, it is designed to keep a person’s feet from drying out and cracking. In addition, it’s said to help alleviate summer related swelling, irritation and calluses.
4.) Diabetic Quarter Socks
If you plan on engaging in outdoor activities that require a good deal of walking, we’d suggest wearing well-fitting shoes and a pair of Ecosox Diabetic Bamboo Quarter Socks too. They are truly perfect for summer. Each pair has all of the features that you would expect from diabetic socks. In addition, they are absorbent, thermo-regulating, odor resistant and have built-in UV protection.
5.) Gentle Body Wash
Last on our must have list of summer diabetic supplies is a bottle of Aloe Vesta Body Wash & Shampoo. It’s no rinse formula makes is ideal for cleaning your feet at the beach, pool or other outdoor locations. Plus, you can use it on a daily basis inside the house as well.
To learn more about these great, summer-worthy diabetic supplies for keeping one’s tootsies in tip-top shape, please contact us at (866) 622-4984.