My mom and dad split up a couple of months ago and my dads health is not so well. He has diabetes. Not sure what time (not insulin dependent (perhaps type 1?)) and I found out a few days ago that my dad has started having sores on his feet. My mom pushed him to go see a doc and he did. He emailed me today and said that he could hardly feel it when the docs poked his feet. I am not sure what this really means. I remember when I was younger that my uncle past away from diabetes and I recall him having open sores on his feet and legs but I was really young so perhaps I was wrong.
Anyway, I have been telling him to watch what he eats and exercise. I am not sure if thats correct information or not or what else can/should be done. I would like to support my dad and help him (we are 3,000 miles apart) but want to give him sound info.
Also, the sores are concerning to me.