I advise patients with diabetic neuropathy to break in new shoes gradually.
I advise patients with diabetic neuropathy to break in new shoes gradually. I suggest that they wear them a maximum of 1 hour the first day, 2 hours the second day, 3 hours the third day, and so on up to a whole day. In this way, there is more time for the shoes to gradually adapt to the shape of the patient’s feet, thereby reducing the risk of potentially dangerous ulcerations.
-Fabrizio Losurdo, MD