Don’t be defeeted

Every 20 seconds, somebody in the world has a lower limb amputated because of diabetes. Did you know, 85 per cent of them could have been avoided?

A new book by podiatrist Peter Alton offers a step-by-step guide to keeping feet healthy for life.

‘Undefeeted by Diabetes’ is aimed at those with diabetes, their family members, friends and those at risk of developing diabetes.

Diabetic Peter, whose daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 11, is campaigning to cut the number of lower limb amputations by two thirds over the next ten years.

The book costs £14.99 and is available from