There are times when it’s hard to find the perfect gift for someone,
which is certainly true for a loved one with
diabetes. You want to make sure to give a present that is thoughtful, caring, and
keeps health and safety in mind, but also one that the recipient will
be happy to get! Well, we can let you in on a little secret –diabetic
socks make great stocking stuffers!
These types of socks are specially designed to protect diabetic feet from
harm, and who wouldn’t love to have that peace of mind? Heck, you
might even make finicky Aunt Francis happy!
Here’s why: diabetic socks are made of materials that wick moisture
away, which helps to ward off dangerous
fungal infections. In addition, they are seamless, so as not to cause any rubbing or irritation
that could lead to problems. They are also typically snug, enough to help
with swelling but not so much that
circulation is inhibited. The toe area is squared off, too, to provide plenty of wiggle
room – great for discouraging ingrown nails and deformities that
can result in complications.
So, if you have someone with diabetes on your holiday shopping list –
finicky or not -- diabetic socks are the perfect present! You can feel
good about giving them, and the person will be happy to receive them –
it’s a win-win!
For more tips on gifts for those with diabetes, or if you need to schedule
an appointment, just give us a call! You can reach our Houston, TX office
at (713) 493-7372, or if you prefer, you can simply fill out our online
Here’s to a safe and healthy holiday!