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Diabetic foot

Diabetic foot
Diabetic Foot : Understand the problem Diabetic foot is one of the most common and serious complications of diabetes ( high blood sugar ) . The majority of people suffering from Diabetes Mellitus (Type I & II ) is not sufficiently informed about their illness or the potential consequences of diabetes their feet. The three main diseases caused due to diabetes and affect foot health are: Sensory neuropathy : Recognize the symptoms Reducing the sensation of heat or cold Reducing the sensation of pain This occurs due to damage of the sensory nerve. Result: Diabetic patients do not feel the pressure caused by shoes that do not apply correctly. There may also be aware of the existence or wounds a stone in the shoe , which would cause pain or discomfort in a non -diabetic individual. Diabetic angiopathy : Recognize the symptoms Poor blood circulation in the legs Cold and black legs Atrophy ( thinning ) of the skin Intense pain perception even when dealing with a slight injury Frequent pain in the calves when walking Those diabetics suffering from vascular disease often suffer from fungal infections of the skin of the feet ( dermatomycosis ) or nails ( onychomycosis ) due to an increased tendency to infection and immune deficiency . Usually , diabetic foot syndrome occurs a combination neuropathy and angiopathy . Autonomic neuropathy : Recognize the symptoms Disturbance in sweating ( anidrosia ) . intense dryness Chronic dryness existence in the diabetic foot without proper care , leading in many cases to cracking of the skin posing a risk of developing ulcers. ' Ulcers do not heal easily which may lead in extreme cases even amputation . Important! Prevention and proper counseling by the physician but also an initiative by the same diabetic patient is extremely important. Source : Natura Pharm
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