Diabetes Canada Podcast

Diabetes Canada Podcast

Diabetes 360: Season 5, Episode 7

May 26, 2021


For people living with diabetes, foot care is essential to avoid complications that can affect mobility, such as amputation.

Learning about foot care and having access to care are all important elements of amputation prevention.

On today’s episode, Dr. Zaina Albalawi shares tips to help people with diabetes better manage their foot care.

Dr. Albalawi is a clinical assistant professor at Memorial University and an endocrinologist in St. John’s, Newfoundland. She is also the co-author of the Foot Care chapter in Diabetes Canada’s 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada.