South Dakota Urban Indian Health

Diabetic Foot Care

SDUIH believes that proper foot care is essential in diabetic treatment.  Specialized staff provides comprehensive high-risk foot care for patients suffering from diabetes helping to prevent new or more serious problems from occurring.  Services in the comprehensive foot eam include:

  • Inspection and Monitoring
  • Monofilament Testing
  • Trimming and Cutting Toenails
  • Paring corns and calluses to prevent skin breakdown or ulcerations
  • Treatment of ulcers, infections, and other problems such as ingrown toenails.
  • Referrals to Podiatrists as needed.