Diabetic Sandals | Diabetic Flip Flops | Sandals for Diabetics
Sandals That Are Safe For Sensitive Diabetic Feet
Because many diabetic feet have a slower rate of healing and are extra sensitive to heat, friction and injury from foreign particles, diabetic sandals have a much taller order to deliver when it comes to comfort and foot protection than your average orthopedic sandal. That being said, you shouldn't have to sacrifice wearing sandals simply because you are dealing with diabetic symptoms. Here at HealthyFeetStore.com, we carry an extensive collection of brand-name men's and women's sandals for diabetics. Designed to protected the feet, facilitate blood flow and mitigate nerve damage to the feet, the sandals in our inventory are an excellent choice for any diabetic individual looking for freeing footwear solution this summer season. On the bottom of the page, you'll find the podiatrist-approved definition of a diabetic sandal to help you learn more about the standards all of our in-stock sandals for diabetics must meet. If you have a history of severe diabetic foot problems such as diabetic foot ulcers we strong recommended you consult your doctor before wearing diabetic sandals.
What Is a Diabetic Sandal?
Most of the diabetic sandals carried by HealthyFeetStore.com are either fisherman-style or Mary Jane sandals with vents or cut-out sections on the top of the vamp for improved aeration without creating entry ways for sand and peddles that can injury the soles of the feet. To prevent foot irritation that can lead to blisters and calluses, the interior of a diabetic sandal needs to be as close to seamless as possible. Thong sandals (flip flops) are not recommended for diabetics (particularly those with diabetic neuropathy of the feet because of the risk of damaging the fragile tissue between the toes, nor are open heel sandals because of the risk of developing heel calluses that may crack and become infected.