Diabetic Foot Care Tips

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A foot ulcer is a common complication seen in diabetic patients. Diabetic foot generally occurs due to the breakdown of skin tissues that can expose the inside layers. This condition commonly occurs under your big toes and the ball of your feet. It can also affect your feet present down

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How can Diabetes affect my Feet?

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The diabetic condition can generally increase the risk of foot problems. An extremely high blood sugar level is generally associated with the serious complications in people suffering from diabetes. Your feet are at high risk while suffering from diabetes. The condition that can affect your feet during diabetes is diabetic

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Know the Causes and risk associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm

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The main blood vessel in your body is referred as aorta that supplies blood to the abdomen, pelvis and legs. When the aorta becomes weak, it becomes swollen or bulges out to form a small balloon-like structure. This is called an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) when it appears the abdominal

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How the Symptoms help in the Diagnosis of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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An aortic aneurysm is nothing but the abnormal enlargement of the aorta. Aorta is the largest blood vessel in your body that supplies blood to the different parts of your body. The bulging of this aorta generally leads to aneurysm. An aneurysm occurs when a segment of your vessels becomes

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Difference between Peripheral Arterial Disease and Critical Limb Ischemia

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Peripheral arterial disease is a common diseased condition related to your circulatory system. During peripheral arterial disease, the narrowed arteries limit the blood flow to your limbs. During peripheral arterial disease, legs are mostly affected and as they don’t receive enough blood that is required on a daily basis. The

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Diabetic Foot Pain and Ulcers: Causes and Treatment

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Diabetic foot pain is common amongst diabetic patients and can become severe when left untreated. Diabetic foot ulcers are the sores that are usually seen on the foot pad and it occurs in around 15% of the diabetic patients. The risk of lower-extremity amputation is increased once the ulcer develops.

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Diabetic Foot Infection

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Foot infection is a common problem seen in patients suffering from diabetes. Diabetic patients are predisposed to foot infection due to the compromised vascular supply. Diabetic foot infection may result due to a combination of health conditions like local trauma, neuropathy and in addition to microvascular disease.

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High Cholesterol a Threat to the Entire Vascular System

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High cholesterol usually increases the risk of heart diseases. A normal cholesterol level is essential for a healthy heart. Cholesterol levels not only affect your heart but can have a negative impact on your entire vascular system. Vascular diseases generally lead to strokes, pain while walking and death due to

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Peripheral Arterial Disease in People with Diabetes

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Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a condition in which arteries become narrow and reduce the blood flow to the limbs. It is a common circulatory problem seen in both men and women

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Tips to Survive with Peripheral Artery Disease

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Peripheral artery disease is a condition in which the peripheral arteries are narrowed resulting in blood flow reduction to your limbs. Mostly the arteries of the legs and arms are affected with peripheral artery disease. Peripheral artery disease is also called as peripheral vascular disease

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