Grahams Natural Diabetic Foot Cream is intended as a“daily use”cream so as to ensure care and maintenance of diabetic skin but to also ensure daily checking by diabetics of potential diabetic skin issues.
Humectants: draw water from formulation to increase skin hydration. Urea, Sodium PCA, Betaine, Hyaluronic acid and Lactic acid.
Lubricating and Emollient oils and waxes: Help protect and support the structure and function of skin and help to stimulate normal skin metabolism. Balance of essential and non-essential fatty acids from a range of botanical sources. Including castor seed oil, Medium chain triglycerides, Isopropyl myristate, Linseed oil.
Antioxidants: Diabetes affected skin has high levels of lipid peroxidation and decrease antioxidant status (dry skin). Pomegranate, Nettle leaf, Calendula and red clover are used as antioxidants. This provides both lipid and water-soluble antioxidant activity.
Biostatic: helps in reduction of bacterial reproduction of diabetic affected skin. Coconut oil, Benzyl alcohol, Lactic acid, Nettle, Chamomile and Red Clover extracts.
The cream is formulated to be easily applied, non-greasy and to provide penetrating moisture and a very soft, low friction powder-soft finish, that helps to prevent friction and physical stresses on the skin surface.
Massage into to unbroken skin, each day, then dress in suitable socks and shoes.
Your doctor/ podiatrist will advise the most suitable regime for you. PATCH TEST BEFORE FIRST USE.
- Apply to clean, dry intact skin of feet and ankles,including nails and between toeschecking for changes. Massage to stimulate circulation and address rough, dry spots before putting on proper socks and shoes.
- If you cannot reach your feet comfortably, use a long-handled, clean applicator (such as a soft plastic spatula) to carefully apply;
- You can also use a strategically placed mirror to examine your skin, toes and nails on your feet every day.
If you see any of the following- get medical treatment within 7 days.
Broken skin between toes
Foot shape changes
Nail colour changes
If you see any of the following- get medical treatmentthat day.
Bruising or cuts.
Always put socks and shoes on before walking.TAKE CAREthis cream can make hard or wet surfaces slippery. Do not apply to broken skin or ulcerated areas.