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October 19, 2022 2 min read
The feet are a common area of concern for diabetics, and wearing proper socks can help reduce the risk of complications. Diabetic socks have several features that make them more effective than regular socks. The first is breathability. Diabetics risk developing foot ulcers, which can lead to amputations. Diabetic socks allow more air to circulate around the feet, so this helps prevent infections and other problems with circulation. Another feature of diabetic socks is compression. Compression socks promote blood flow by pushing the blood back up into your legs rather than letting it pool in your feet and ankles. This helps prevent varicose veins, which can also lead to amputation in some cases. It's important to wear the right kind of compression if you have diabetes or peripheral artery disease (PAD). You don't want too tight or too loose compression, but something between that fits well and isn't too tight or constricting on your legs and feet will work best for you as an individual person with this condition
Diabetic socks are designed to avoid tightness around the feet. They have a non-binding top that doesn't impede circulation or leave marks on your calf. They are made with l blend of fibers that reduce the risk of skin damage and infection. In addition, they have a moisture-wicking fabric that helps keep your feet dry. Diabetic socks come in different styles and colors. They are made from different materials, including cotton, nylon, polyester, Spandex, and others. Seamless construction means there are no visible seams on either side to irritate your skin.
The fibers wick the moisture you create (sweat) away from your skin. The result is a sock that keeps your feet drier for longer, so you don't get blisters or sores on your feet from wet socks rubbing up against them all day. They're also tighter-knit, which means they have less friction against your skin and are more comfortable to wear.
There are many benefits to wearing diabetic socks. While they were designed for diabetics, in recent years they've been marketed to those with sensitive skin and people with wider calves as well.
We carry a wide variety of diabetic socks here at GoBros. We go beyond the basics with a wide selection of colors and patterns.
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