Down to the Sole- The Importance of Supportive Shoes

Posted on: June 9th, 2015 by WilliamBros Blogger

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You may be asking yourself the question, why would I bother with diabetic footwear when I could wear regular shoes? Many people, especially in the summer find it unnecessary to wear diabetic footwear. Williams Brothers Pharmacy is bringing you reasons why it is important to wear diabetic footwear, especially during the summer.

A common side effect of diabetes is peripheral neuropathy, which causes loss of feeling in the extremities. Diabetic footwear can relieve pressure on the feet, reduce swelling and are typically wider than normal footwear. All of these can help prevent the loss of peripheral neuropathy. Even though the summertime is hot, that just makes it even more important to wear diabetic footwear. When your feet are hot, it increases friction, which brings the likelihood for sores.

Now, we are going to highlight some of our summer diabetic footwear options for men and women.

Ariya Moc Toe– The luxury full grain leather front of this men’s diabetic footwear option provides comfort, stability and a breathable all day wear. The lining has moisture transfer technology to keep your feet dry and cool.

Apex Women’s Casual, Olivia– Apex Women’s Casual diabetic footwear line is perfect for the summer weather because of the open slit design. The slits in the fine leather will bring airflow to your feet while providing the ultimate support. Made of the finest leather, these shoes will last through many seasons of wear.

Essence Comfort Casuals– If you’re looking for a fun, yet supportive diabetic footwear option, these are a perfect option for the ladies. The sides include small holes that provide airflow, all while being fashionable to wear. The polyester lining provides moisture transfer technology.

Williams Brothers Pharmacy understands that you need footwear options to accommodate the summer heat, so we offer a variety of diabetic footwear options.


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