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Does diabetes lead to poor circulation in the feet?

diabetic foot

If you have diabetes you have an increased risk of developing a narrowing of the arteries (peripheral vascular disease). This is caused by fatty deposits, called atheroma, which build up on the inside lining of arteries (sometimes called ‘furring’ of the arteries) and can reduce the blood flow to various parts of the body. Skin […]

Diabetic Foot Infections – Prevention and Treatment

Diabetic Foot problems

Blood circulation issues, nerve damage and infections cause problems for the diabetic foot to heal and recover. You can protect your feet by following some prevention techniques. Observe and learn the foot problems, and avoid them to prevent serious complications. Stay healthy for a better life. Firstly to avoid all the infections, take care of your […]

How do I care for my “diabetic foot”?

Diabetic foot care

Research has shown that people with diabetes who take good care of their feet and protect them from injury are much less likely to develop foot ulcers. Tips for good foot care: Look carefully at your feet each day, especially between the toes. If you cannot do this yourself, you should ask someone else to […]