Diabetic Information

Loss of sensation in your feet?
Diabetes affects about 16 million people in the US
Be sure to examine your feet regularly
15% of all diabetics will experience a serious foot problem at some point

Diabetes affects about 16 million people in the U.S. The World Health Organization expects the number of new diabetes cases to double in the next 25 years from 135 million to nearly 300 million.

Diabetic Facts

  • At least half of the diabetic population will need foot care and would benefit from shoe modifications of orthoses.
  • Leg and foot problems are the most common reason for diabetes-related hospitalization
  • Diabetes is the leading cause for amputation in the lower leg and foot
  • According to the American Diabetes Association 60-70% of people with diabetes develop peripheral nerve damage
  • The areas of the body most commonly affected by peripheral neuropathy are the feet and legs
  • Nerve damage in the feet can result in a loss of foot sensation and increase your risk of foot problems
  • 15% of all diabetics will develop a serious foot condition at some time in their lives.
  • Foot problems are a leading cause of hospitalization for 8 million diabetics.

We fit for custom shoes and diabetic inserts.

My custom modifications from H & H fit like a dream!  The staff are very knowledgeable and provide outstanding service.

– John Smith

Store Update

H and H Shoe Repair is celebrating 30 years of continued excellence. Come on in for all your holiday shopping needs. We have products to fit everyone's needs including shoes, orthotics, foot care needs, shoe accessories, gift certificates, and so much more. With 3 pedorthists on staff we are here to assist you with all your foot needs.


Cameron Village
518 Daniels Street
Raleigh, NC 27605
Phone: (919) 828 2988
Hours of Operation
Mon: 8:30a-6:00p
Tue: 8:30a-6:00p
Wed: 8:30a-6:00p
Thu: 8:30a-6:00p
Fri: 8:30a-6:00p
Sat: 10:00a-3:00p