Pay Attention to Your Feet if You Live With Diabetes
Increased blood sugar levels can cause damage to the peripheral nerves that supply sensation to our hands and feet. This is why, one of the first changes noted by someone with Diabetes, is a loss of sensation in the toes or feet. The condition is called peripheral neuropathy and may not only cause a loss of sensation, but also various types of intermittent or chronic foot pain is also common.
Why Foot Care is Important For People Living With Diabetes
So whether your dealing with a foot ulcer that won’t heal, or are a diabetic patient that has noticed some changes beginning to occur, or even if your are newly diagnosed with diabetes and want to have a comprehensive foot exam and learn some very important foot related health tips, book an appointment today to come and see us.