A diabetic sock is a particular type of sock especially designed for use by persons with diabetes. A sock is generally a knitted garment that is used to enclose the foot, and they are designed to serve a variety of purposes including easing of the chafing between the foot and the footwear, keeping the foot warm, absorbing moisture, and prevention of verrucas (that is, a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin). For persons with diabetes, use pf proper socks assume more significance as the socks are the first layer of protection against complications like blisters and ulcerations and necessary for the care of diabetic foot.

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