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13 Apr 2003

DIABETES
76 YEAR OLD MALE WITH TYPE ONE DIABETES EXPERIENCING SEVERE ITCHING OF FEET - PLEASE HELP!
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hi Pete

Proper footvare in diabetics are so important. Any opening of the skin (such as when you scratch too hard) can lead to a potential severe infection. Visit our Diabetes Centre on Health24 for more info - and see your doctor to examine your feet.

Regards

Dr D
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