Diabetes

Living with diabetes can be difficult. However, there are plenty of ways to help relieve your symptoms and to encourage healthy circulation. Compression socks are worn by millions of diabetics, all over the world.

Considering compression wear for daily support and relief? Take a look at our posts and guides for insights into how they can help diabetes sufferers.


5 Benefits of Wearing Diabetic Compression Socks

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If you are a diabetes sufferer and your medical professional has suggested wearing diabetic socks to aid with symptoms, it’s a good idea to understand exactly why you should be doing so. In this post we are going to look at five benefits of wearing diabetic compression socks, so you can decide for yourself if…

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How Diabetic Socks are Different

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For many people, compression socks are likely to all seem the same, and one would be forgiven for thinking that they have the same purpose too.   But each type of sock has its own benefits and usually will have a slightly different design. This is especially true for diabetic socks, which are made and used…

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When Do Diabetic Patients Need Compression Socks?

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You may have diabetes and may be wondering what all the fuss is about when it comes to compression socks.  You may not have come across them before, so you may not be sure whether or not you actually need them.  Diabetes can indeed affect different people in different ways.  With that in mind, how…

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How to Choose the Right Socks for Diabetes

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If you’ve been reading some of our resources and guides, you may know that diabetic socks provide wonderful support for millions of people.  They’re designed and developed to offer daily relief!  Diabetics are at risk of a wide variety of aches, pains and strains regularly.  Therefore, many will choose to wear compression socks during everyday…

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How Compression Socks Work for Diabetics

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There are so many different types and brands of compression socks out there aimed at people with diabetes.  What is it about stockings and hosiery, which can help to relieve specific symptoms?  Many people who have diabetes may find that they struggle with oedema or swelling.  That can occur in the lower extremities, such as…

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How do compression socks help diabetics?

How do compression socks help diabetics

Do you suffer from diabetes? If so, you probably get swelling (peripheral oedema) in your legs, ankles and feet. This swelling is caused by poor blood circulation. Diabetics experience this due to high blood glucose levels that thicken the blood.  This thickened blood is then prevented from flowing freely through the smaller capillaries in places such as the toes and feet.

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