Diabetic foot is a challenging problem for both physicians and health care professionals. However, the reward of managing diabetic foot is through preventive strategies rather than treating the established complications. Hence, it becomes essential to adopt such strategies. Diabetic foot storm is the new term coined recently that aimed at bringing awareness regarding problems associated with diabetic foot. This article provides a brief framework to understand the diabetic foot problems, the diabetic foot storm and strategies that can be deployed in preventing the diabetic foot storm. We believe that by adopting simple methods of preventive strategies, the burden of diabetic foot can be decreased to a large extent.