Diabetics in the foot care practice.

The number of patients suffering from the metabolic disorder, Diabetes mellitus, is on the increase around the globe. 34.2 million Americans—just over 1 in 10—have diabetes. 88 million American adults—approximately 1 in 3—have prediabetes. In addition to the personal implications, the disease places dramatically rising costs on health services. Even in Foot care practices, many customers or patients are diabetics and warrant particular attention.