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shoe

a foot covering; see horseshoeing.

shoe covers
protective coverings for shoes worn by surgical personnel working in a sterile environment in order to minimize contamination.

Patient discussion about shoe

Q. Why should people with diabetes wear shoes all the time? Earlier today I read an article about shoes and the different problems with different kinds of shoes. I can't find it anymore, which is why I didn't post the link. But in the article, it said that someone with diabetes or would likely eventually get diabetes should never go without shoes; whether inside or outside their house. Why would that be?

A. Many people with diabetes have decreased circulation, which means slower healing time. Adding to this, many also have neuropathy (nerve damage) in their feet. I have seen many diabetics that have decreased sensation in their feet and didn't even know it. If you can't feel it when you injure your foot, and it doesn't heal, it can lead to infection and amputation. Shoes protect feet from injury, that is why we recommend wearing them at all times. For this reason, it is also recommended that diabetics inspect their feet each day.
Good luck!

Q. The cobbler's shoes are never fixed A bit philosophical/ethical question: do you think it’s a appropriate to an alternative therapist to treat people with disease he or she has and can’t cure himself?

A. Even dietitian can suffer from depression and eat too much, or a gym coach that suffers from injury that prevents him or her from exercising. The knowledge and capabilities are not dependent on the specific situation of the therapist, not to mention the many explanations for such cases.

However, I do agree it may seem a bit suspicious…

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References in classic literature ?
The shoe dropped to the ground, and he sat looking fixedly at the questioner.
Finally, with a deep long sigh, he took the shoe up, and resumed his work.
She put them into the tiny shoes, took them out, admired them, marvelled at them, looked at the light through them, was curious to see them try to walk on her bed, and would gladly have passed her life on her knees, putting on and taking off the shoes from those feet, as though they had been those of an Infant Jesus.
They were especially enthusiastic over her pretty feet and shoes.
Having officiously deposited the gentleman's boots right and left at his feet, and the lady's shoes right and left at hers, he backed towards the door.
At five minutes before eight, Passepartout, hatless, shoeless, and having in the squabble lost his package of shirts and shoes, rushed breathlessly into the station.
But the silver shoes are yours, and you shall have them to wear.
They danced on till three o'clock in the morning, and then all their shoes were worn out, so that they were obliged to leave off.
He was wearing a blue swallow-tail coat, shoes and stockings, and was perfumed and his hair pomaded.
No; he will be very unhappy, and will assuredly bless the moment when he feels that he has freed himself from the fatal shoes.
Just the same he's oodles better'n your bunch of hoodlums that no decent woman'd wipe her one pair of shoes on.
But the deep regular breathing, still going on while the other was taking off his worn shoes and gaiters, and still continuing when he had laid aside his coat and cravat, became at length a strong provocative to curiosity, and incentive to get a glimpse of the sleeper's face.