Diabetic Foot Prevention

Diabetic foot is a complication associated with diabetes. People suffering from this ailment often undergo numbness or microcirculation, therefore they are at particular risk of injury, which can turn into sores. Symptoms of diabetic foot include: swelling and congestion, numbness in the feet, bone deformation, abnormal sensation of pain, temperature and touch, and problems with the skin and with deformed, overgrown nail plates.

Proper,regularhygieneandfoot careis especially importantfor patients withdiabetes.Even minornegligencewithin feet, can contributeto the development ofdiabetic foot.

The preventive activities include visiting podologist and appropriate home care.

Keep in mind that even a small injury arose even during the inappropriate nail shortening, may entail serious consequences.