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Diabetic Shoe Information

Diabetic Information

Dahl is a leading provider in Minnesota for diabetic shoes. We offer the benefit of in home fittings, consultations, and delivery of inserts and shoes that fit properly. Today's diabetic shoes offer high-quality, stylish, customized comfort and protection for the feet. With a prescription from your doctor, diabetic shoes are typically covered by health insurance on an annual basis. 

Bring your prescription for diabetic shoes into the store to get fitted, or we are happy to come to you! Call (612) 334-3149 to set up an appointment or if you have any questions about diabetic shoes and process of getting the. 

These comfortable shoes, which are available in hard to fit sizes and widths, are also available for purchase or through waivers. 

Diabetes and Your Feet

Diabetes causes nerve damage and reduced circulation that can be hazardous to your feet. Deterioration of your peripheral nerves (doctors call it “neuropathy.”) reduces sensation in your extremities, so you may not feel it when you hurt your feet. Poor blood circulation can also make it difficult for foot injuries and infections to heal. That’s why even a small bump or cut can result in serious consequences if it goes without timely medical attention.

Why Footwear Matters

Well-made, properly fitting footwear can help you avoid complications associated with diabetes, including unnecessary amputations. Dahl Medical Supply offers a complete footwear system and styles for men and women with diabetes.


  • The extra width and depth of diabetic shoes alleviate pressure on swollen feet, bunions, hammer toes for a more comfortable fit.
  • Supportive, lightweight shoe design protect your feet and helps you stay active.
  • Heat-molded inserts personalize the fit of your diabetic shoes.


  • Socks promote blood circulation white reducing the moisture and microbial growth that can cause infections.

Slippers & Sandals

  • Protect your feet from injury around the house.


Medicare and Medicaid often provide coverage of diabetic shoes and inserts because quality, custom-fit footwear is key to the ongoing foot health of people with diabetes.

What Else You Can Do

To protect your feet against the complications of diabetes, follow these simple tips:

  • Carefully bathe and dry your feet daily to prevent infections.
  • Avoid walking around barefoot or in open sandals to prevent injuries to your feet.
  • Quit smoking to maintain healthy blood circulation.


Click on the PDF for an Rx statement of Certifying Physician & Prescription for Diabetic Shoes and Inserts. Please print and have a certified physician fill out and faxed back and a Dahl Medical Supply representative will contact you to schedule a fitting appointment. 

Diabetic Shoe RX Form

Do you qualify for diabetic shoes

Step-By-Step Instructions to qualify for Therapeutic Footwear through Medicare

We are looking forward to helping you protect your feet from breakdown and/or ulceration by using properly fitted diabetic footwear. Please follow these instructions to help us speed up getting you into your new shoes.

1. Take the enclosed Diabetic Footwear Prescription Form (Page 2 in PDF Link Below) to either your M.D., D.O., Endocrinologist or Podiatrist to complete. The prescription must be specific as to the type of footwear and inserts you require. Please remember this prescription is only valid for 90 days from the date it is signed. You must receive your new items within 90 days of the prescription date, so please don’t delay in calling us for a fitting appointment.

2. Take the enclosed Statement of Certifying Physician (Page 3 in PDF Link Below) to your Medical Doctor who is treating you for diabetes and have them complete this form. This form cannot be signed by anyone except an M.D. or D.O.

3. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR DOCTOR MUST ALSO SEND US CLINICAL CHART NOTES FROM YOUR VISIT, AND THEY MUST INCLUDE KEY INFORMATION REQUIRED BY MEDICARE. This is explained further in the Guidelines for Clinical Notes (Page 4). We must emphasize Medicare requires this additional information and without it, Medicare will deny our claim for your shoes and inserts, thereby making you responsible for the charges. Your Primary Care Doctor or Endocrinologist may not be comfortable with documenting your foot condition(s) and may require you to first obtain this detailed information from your Podiatrist. If provided by a non-M.D. or D.O., your PCP/Endocrinologist must sign, date and indicate agreement with their findings.

4. Once all of your paperwork is complete, contact one of our 12 clinics for a fitting appointment. Our Practitioner will assist you with the selection of footwear and diabetic inserts prescribed by your doctor.


In order for this form to be valid, it must be accompanied by DETAILED CLINICAL NOTES regarding the above indicated foot conditions!


Dear Primary Care Doctor (or Endocrinologist): Thank you for helping our mutual patient receive Diabetic Footwear. Medicare has for years required you to fill out and submit the Statement of Certifying Physician (SCP). However, over the last few years Medicare has increased the paperwork requirements on suppliers and referring physicians.




1. Must explicitly certify that the patient has diabetes and assign an applicable ICD-10 code. Results of tests, exams, findings must be in the notes (i.e. blood glucose levels and A1c).

2. Must explicitly document a foot exam and one or more of the required conditions.


You may rely on findings of other doctors, such as the patient’s Podiatrist, but you must sign, date and make a note on their document indicating your agreement with their findings and then send that document along with the Statement of Certifying Physician that you have also completed, signed and dated.

If you are noting a particular problem, such as a foot deformity, please specify which foot and the type and location of the problem (e.g. Patient has bilateral hammer toes #2-#5). The following are commonly found foot conditions that place a diabetic patient at increased risk and thus qualify them to receive therapeutic footwear through Medicare and other payers:

Lower limb amputation, toes, foot or limb

Ulcer of foot History of pre-ulcerative callus – specify location of callus Polyneuropathy in diabetes and History of pre-ulcerative callus

Claw toe

Hammer toe

Hallux valgus and/or Bunion

Hallux rigidus

Deformity of toe or foot

Charcot Arthropathy

Atherosclerosis of the extremities

Click on the link below for a printable Diabetic Shoes Prescription form that should be filled out by a Certifying Physician.   

Click here to print diabetic shoe rx

Diabetic Shoes & Insert Break-in

• Wear your new diabetic footwear and inserts for 1-2 hours in your home, preferably on carpeted surfaces. 

• Inspect your feet for any redness. 

• If redness persists, consult your shoe fitting and/or health care professional. 

• If no redness appears, wear your shoes around your home for one to two days while periodically checking your feet for redness or uncomfortable rubbing. 

• If they are comfortable, they are ready to be worn outside! 

Questions? Call: (612) 334-3159

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Melanie Koester
Only shoes that provides relief

I have no meniscus in my right knee. I’ve been able to defer knee replacement by exclusively wearing these shoes as well as strengthening the muscles that support the knee.

Dixie Sims
Sandy Knee Pain walking shoe

This is the only shoe that's relieved my knee pain. I love them

Beverly Gillaspie
No support

I think they forgot to add any support to the inside of this shoe. It’s not worth the money.

Exactly as described

I've been struggling with rheumatoid arthritis and this shoe has eased that pain and I just purchased more.

Ella OSullivan

They are great for reducing knee pain.

Wearing proper footwear such as the Dr.Comfort Sandy FLEX-OA walking shoe can help individuals with rheumatoid arthritis in the knee by providing necessary support, reducing pain, and minimizing the impact on the affected joints. Here are several ways in which appropriate footwear can be beneficial for people with knee involvement in rheumatoid arthritis:

  1. Cushioning and Shock Absorption: The Dr.Comfort Sandy can absorb shock during walking and reduce the force exerted on the knees. This can help minimize pain and discomfort associated with knee inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.
  2. Arch Support: The FLEX-OA design promotes proper alignment of the feet and reduce stress on the knee joints. This support can enhance overall stability and reduce strain.
  3. Reduced Pressure on Knees: Shoes with a well-designed sole and proper fit can help distribute body weight more evenly across the foot. This can alleviate pressure on the knees and prevent further joint damage.
  4. Joint Protection: The Sandy shoes are specifically designed to protect the joints. They feature shock-absorbing materials and cushioning in the midsole, which can help protect the knee joints from excessive impact.
  5. Adjustable Closures: The Dr. Comfort Sandy shoe has elastic lace closures, such as Velcro straps, can ensure a secure and customized fit, accommodating potential swelling and deformities that are common in rheumatoid arthritis.
  6. Roomy Toe Box: Designed to promote a roomy toe box helps prevent crowding and friction around the toes, reducing pain and discomfort in the front of the foot and knee area.
  7. Proper Fit: Wearing shoes that fit properly is essential. Ill-fitting shoes can exacerbate foot and knee pain, so it's crucial to choose footwear that provides the right fit and support and comfort such as the Dr.Comfort Sandy FLEX-OA.
  8. Reduction of Complications: By reducing pressure on the knees and promoting proper alignment, Sandy shoe can help prevent complications such as gait abnormalities, joint deformities, and the progression of the condition.

It's important for individuals with rheumatoid arthritis to work closely with healthcare professionals, including rheumatologists and orthopedic specialists, to choose the most suitable footwear and to receive recommendations for orthopedic modifications if necessary. Proper footwear is an integral part of managing the symptoms and maintaining mobility and quality of life for those with knee involvement in rheumatoid arthritis.


Stay active and feel healthier by reducing the stress on your knees!

Designed by rheumatology experts at Rush University Medical Center to reduce knee load, the patented design of the Flex-OA mobility shoe works to allow natural motion to occur. Clinical studies concluded the patented design may be an effective biomechanical intervention for the management of knee OA*, as natural motion can help reduce wear and tear on your knees and promote better bone health in your knee joints. Take a load off your knees and start taking better care of your knees today–it’s as easy as putting on your shoes! 

    Sandy Women's Shoe Size Chart

    Width Size
    Medium/Wide 5 - 11 (Full Size Only)
    Extra Wide (E/EE) 5 - 11 (Full Size Only)


    • If between sizes, we recommend rounding up to the nearest ½ size.
    • If between widths, we recommend rounding up to the wider width.

    About Dr. Comfort Shoes

    Dr. Comfort is a well-known brand of footwear, primarily specializing in orthopedic and therapeutic shoes, including diabetic shoes. These shoes are designed to provide comfort, support, and protection for individuals with various foot conditions and medical needs. Here are some key features of Dr. Comfort shoes:

    1. Orthopedic Support: Dr. Comfort shoes are known for their orthopedic design, featuring supportive insoles and various arch support options. They are often recommended for people with foot conditions such as plantar fasciitis, bunions, and arthritis.

    2. Diabetic Footwear: Dr. Comfort offers a range of diabetic shoes that are designed to provide additional cushioning and reduce the risk of skin irritation or foot ulcers in individuals with diabetes.

    3. Wide Widths and Sizes: These shoes come in a wide range of widths and sizes to accommodate different foot shapes and sizes.

    4. Adjustable Features: Many Dr. Comfort shoes have features like removable insoles and adjustable closures (such as Velcro straps or laces) to ensure a customized and secure fit.

    5. Durability and Quality: The brand is known for producing high-quality shoes that are built to last, making them a good choice for people who need reliable and long-lasting footwear.

    6. Style Options: Dr. Comfort offers a variety of styles, including casual, athletic, and dress shoes, so individuals with specific style preferences can find options that suit their needs.

    7. Medicare-Covered Footwear: Some Dr. Comfort shoes are approved for coverage by Medicare, which can be a benefit for individuals seeking therapeutic shoes at a reduced cost.

    Before purchasing Dr. Comfort shoes or any orthopedic footwear, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional, such as a podiatrist or orthopedic specialist. They can provide guidance on the most suitable shoe type for your specific foot condition or medical needs. Additionally, it's a good practice to get a proper fitting to ensure the best comfort and support for your feet.

    Diabetic Shoe Protection

    No Metal – metal can often irritate and damage the skin, and in rare cases, sewing needles and staples may accidentally be left in shoes and, in turn, cause serious damage. Recognizing this potential hazard, Anodyne has circumvented any such exposure by eliminating absolutely all metal components from its shoes. In addition, every pair of shoes is run through a metal detector prior to shipping. 

    Antimicrobial Treatment – in order to ensure our shoes are 100% hygienic, Anodyne spray the inside of every pair with our proprietary, Anti-microbial Protectant before shipping. This 100% natural, anti-fungal and anti-microbial process naturally reduces 99.9% of germ, virus, and bacteria exposure

    Understanding Diabetes - Diabetes can cause nerve damage and poor circulation that can be hazardous to your feet. Wearing extra width and depth shoes can help alleviate pressure on swollen feet, bunions, or hammer toes for a more comfortable fit.

    For more information please contact us at (612) 334-3159.

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    Burnsville, MN 55337

    CALL: (612) 334-3159

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    Sandy Knee Pain Reducing Walking Shoe

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    Stay active and feel healthier by reducing the stress on your knees!

    Designed by rheumatology experts at Rush University Medical Center to reduce knee load, the patented design of the Flex-OA mobility shoe works to allow natural motion to occur. Clinical studies concluded the patented design may be an effective biomechanical intervention for the management of knee OA*, as natural motion can help reduce wear and tear on your knees and promote better bone health in your knee joints. Take a load off your knees and start taking better care of your knees today–it’s as easy as putting on your shoes! 



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