You'll need to take off your shoes and socks, and any bandages or dressings will be removed. Then, both your feet should be carefully examined.
This will involve finding out whether you have any foot problems at present. Examining your foot shape and footwear to see whether you may be at risk of rubbing or pressure.
Checking your skin for changes in colour and looking for ulcers, sores, areas of hard skin and any signs of inflammation or infection.
Testing the feeling in your feet to see how well the nerves are working.
Taking the pulse in each of your feet to check the blood flow, we can peform further doppler tests if required.
Working out your risk (low, moderate or high) of developing a diabetic foot problem.