A Proper Foot Care Plan for Diabetics

A Proper Foot Care Plan for Diabetics While the popular knowledge of diabetes is that diabetics have to check their blood glucose constantly, it is a lesser known fact that diabetics also have to take especially good care of their feet.  That’s because diabetes can cause diabetic neuropathy in which nerves in the extremities, most often the feet, are damaged. This decreased sensation in the feet can lead to skin damage and wounds like contact sores and ulcers. Leaving these sores untreated can lead to gangrenous infections and amputation of the foot or lower leg. That’s why a proper foot...

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