Many people with diabetes have some form of nervous system damage. Neuropathy poses a risk to diabetic patients, because loss of sensation can prevent injury or infection from being discovered and treated.
We have been using mirrors for at least 8,000 years to check our appearance and to admire our features. But only now can we conveniently use them to check the health of our feet. The newest development in this long history of mirrors can help those of us who have diabetes prevent the worst problems that diabetic neuropathy causes. About 60 to 70…