The best protection against diabetes-related foot problems is to keep blood sugar under control. Also, check what you eat, maintain normal cholesterol levels and stay active.
Proper wound care is essential. Ulcers should remain moist and covered in a breathable dressing at all times. Oxygen is essential for healing process. Oral antibiotic medication may also be prescribed if infection is present. Consult podiatrist.
Prompt and proper care is the best way to avoid ulcers and their related complications.