This is what can happen to your feet if you are diabetic and have neuropathy. This is a 50yo IDDM male who placed his left foot into very hot bath water and suffers with burns on his left foot. Patient reports fevers and blood glucose levels over 300.
To prevent this from happening have someone test the bath water for you prior to taking a bath. Additionally, patient must see his primary care physician and obtain better glucose control to optimize healing . Daily wound care was prescribed .