This is a 57 y.o active NIDDM female with a painful callous left foot. Past medical history significant for NIDDM and HTN. Patient reports that she is experiencing pain upon ambulation left foot, even in sneakers. Patient is using special made diabetic inserts, however the callous re-occurs.
Diabetic patients with painful callouses should be instructed NEVER to self treat and seek out professional care from a Podiatrist.