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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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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