The Afrodite Grey range has been designed specifically for women with diabetes or who want a very lightweight shoe.
The 'clever textile' upper incorporates a Coolmax® lining that helps to control the foots temperature and Bay Gard® membrane that provides water-resistant protection. It also has a silver thread to provide anti-microbial performance. The one piece construction means that the upper is seam-free.
With a very lightweight sole and the option of a sole-stiffening, carbon-fibre insole (accessory), this shoe is ideal for helping to prevent primary and secondary foot ulcer formation.
Please note that VAT exemption is available on this product for purchasers with diabetes or other disabilities.
Designed for Diabetics:
The lightweight Diabetic Shoe range is manufactured specifically for diabetics to help in the prevention of foot ulcers.
'Clever fabric' upper:
The lightweight Diabetic Shoe range is manufactured using a one-piece, 'clever fabric' incorporating padded, waterproof fabric with integrated silver thread to inhabit bacterial growth.
The one-piece construction means that the whole upper is seamless to reduce 'rubbing' and pressure points.
The lining of the upper is Coolmax® designed to keep the feet dry and cool through wicking away moisture. .
Baygard® water-resistant, breathable upper:
The wearers feet are kept dry and are allowed to breathe with the special 'clever fabric' upper featuring Baygard® protection.
By incorporating silver threads in the lining, the upper has a permanent anti-microbial effect helping to reduce odours.
The upper has a foam padding layer to help protect the wearers feet from knocks and damage.
Stretchy fabric outer layer:
The outer layer is made from a stretchy fabric that helps to accommodate different feet widths.
The lightweight shoes are designed to look modern and attractive - a High Street look.
The specially designed, lightweight sole is lighter than average soles. This is an advantage for wearing around the home.
The shoes are all supplied with a thick, comfortable insole, which can be easily removed to be replaced by the patients preferred orthotic, ensuring that the shoe still fits correctly at the heel.
Upper: Man-made 'clever textile' incorporating water-resistant layer, silver thread, foam cushioning layer, Coolmax fabric and Baygard.
Sole unit: Lightweight EVA with deep grooves for good grip and slight rocker.
Weight: 840g (1.85lbs)
Shoe box dimensions (approx): width 20cm (8") x height 15cm (6") x length 35cm (13.75")