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    Quick Tip Thursday: Keep Your Socks Loose By Not Wearing Tight Socks Or Elastic Stockings

    Wearing tight socks and elastastic stockings prevents blood flow to your feet.

    Looser fitting socks and stockings allow better blood flow, preventing future foot problems, which is a crucial aspect for people with diabetes.

    #DiabetesType2 #Diabetes #DiabetesType1 #ChronicIllness #Feet #LimbAmputation #Health

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    #CheckInWithMe #Disability #Wheelchair #LimbAmputation

    COMIC STRIP
    A Day in the Life of a PWD (Person With a Disability)

    Frame 1:
    A man in a wheelchair who is missing his lower legs is sitting in the oark with friends, drinking beer.
    MAN: I'm thinking of joining the track team

    Frame 2:
    FRIEND: Don't you need legs to run?

    Frame 3:
    MAN: Hold my beer...

    Frame 4:
    The man jumps from his chair and begins to run.

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    #CheckInWithMe #Disability #LimbDifference #LimbAmputation

    COMIC STRIP
    A Day in the Life of a PWD (Person With a Disability)

    Frame 1:
    A woman with prosthetic arms is drinking a glass of wine at a restaurant with a man.
    WOMAN: ...well, I've had some difficulties in the dating department

    Frame 2:
    MAN: Omg, why? You're beautiful, intelligent, charming...
    The woman smiles.

    Frame 3:
    MAN (grinning): ...and I think your arms are hot! That's why I asked you out...I've always had a bit of a fetish
    The woman stops smiling.

    Frame 4:
    The woman gets up and leaves.
    MAN (thinking to himself): Was it something I said...?