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What cause the heels of foot hurt when i put pressure ?

I have diabetes uncontrolled for 3 yrs already my normal sugars are in the 400s lately the heel of my foot hurts badly especially in the mornins when I first get up or when I rest and try to get up it really hurts to put pressure on it What can it be
Wed, 11 May 2011
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Hi welcome to Healthcare Magic

Since the blood sugars are high you need to control it by taking prescribed medications regularly.. Avoid sweet items, chocolates. coffee, tea... exercise is need to keep you blood glucose low.. your foot is needed to clinically examined.. at time being you can use soft sandles or slippers .. diabetic persons are more prone to foot infections.. you must be careful..
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