Take Precautions to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Simple cuts and blisters can develop into major wounds that increase the risk of amputation.


Pain is not generally considered a positive experience. But if you have diabetes, the ability to feel pain in your feet should be reassuring. That’s because diabetes can damage the nerves and blood vessels in the lower limbs, causing loss of sensation in the feet. People with diabetic neuropathy may not feel a cut or a blister right away. By the time they notice the wound, a significant degree of damage has occurred.

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