Vietnam has successfully produced shoes for diabetic patients for the first time, offering more choices at reasonable prices for local consumers.

The good news was announced at a seminar on diabetic shoes held on March 14 in Hanoi by the National Hospital for Endocrinology and the Vietnam Leather and Shoe Research Institute.

Director of the institute’s Training Centre Tran Thi Tuyet Mai said that the institute is currently selling six models of diabetic shoes.-VNA