The nurse is instructing a diabetic patient about proper foot care. Which statement by the patient indicates a lack of understanding?
• Removal of corns and calluses should be done by a podiatrist or other healthcare professional to prevent open wounds from forming
• Applying lotion between the toes encourages fungal infections and skin breakdown
• Trimming nails straight across will prevent pressure or cutting of adjacent toes
• Socks should be worn to protect the feet from blisters and injury