My Diabetes Inklings

NS Skin Care Review

A few weeks ago, I talked about why skin care is important for everyone – especially for people with diabetes (read the post here). I was also lucky enough to have been provided with a few samples from the guys at Plunkett Pharmaceuticals to test. I have now seen these products in action for several weeks now and am pretty convinced and happy with the quality of them. Before I go through each of these products, I wanted to mention that I was not paid to write this review and opinions of these products are all mine and mine alone.

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My Diabetes Inklings

Don’t Stink on Skin Care!

In my last couple of years of being around hospitals for uni, I have seen my share of diabetes related foot ulcers. Some have healed nicely, others became chronic and some required amputations. Even after all this time, there is still that fear at the bottom of my heart that one day, I could be facing the same issues in the coming years. So for the first time last year, I sought out a podiatrist to make sure I’m doing what I can to prevent this nightmare from happening. Prevention is always better than cure right?

So what are other steps we can take to look after our feet, aside from our half yearly to yearly visit to the podiatrist? Well I think the biggest and most simple thing we tend to neglect is our skin! Continue reading “Don’t Stink on Skin Care!”