Appointment with a foot care nurse for diabetics
A foot care nurse’s appointment is recommended if you need treatment for or advice about skin injuries, ulcers, early-stage inflammatory diseases or post-amputation conditions.
In the case of complex problems, the patient will be consulted by several specialists at predetermined visits: an endocrinologist, a vascular surgeon, an orthopaedic surgeon and an orthotist. A foot care nurse’s appointment includes the following: treatment of foot ulcers, medical pedicure, treatment of ingrown toenails, teaching at-home foot care, teaching wound care.
A referral is required.