What Are Diabetic Foot Ulcers ? -Understanding The Disease Process

Foot ulcers are a very common complication of diabetes. Approximately 10% of people with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer at some point in time. Even more : foot ulcers are the leading cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputations in the USA and UK !. In this post I will teach you how to identify […]

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Prevention

    Foot complications of diabetes can easily be prevented before they lead to serious complications. Prevention involves a combination of factors which I will walk you through in the following pages. The 5 main strategies for prevention are: Regular inspection of feet and appropriate footwear Treating early signs of disease early Regular exercise & […]

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What is Diabetic Foot Disease ?

Many people with diabetes do not know why looking after their feet is important. Understanding how and why foot problems can develop will help you take better care of your feet and prevent complications before they develop. How Can Diabetes Affect The Feet ? The presence of high blood glucose levels can cause damage to […]

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Diabetic Foot Care Tips – A Simple Teaching Guide to Healthy Feet

Why Looking After Your Feet is Important Foot problems in diabetes is extremely common. Approximately 1 in 10 people with diabetes can develop foot ulcers from seemingly innocuous wounds or blisters. High blood sugar levels can damage the nerves and vessels resulting in decreased sensation; so your feet feel numb and reduced circulation to the […]

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About Me

Welcome to my site. I hope you find everything you need to know about Diabetic Foot Disease. I am a Medical Doctor with expertise in Medical Imaging. I have a personal interest in Diabetes as many of my family members, including my father, are suffering from the disease. I have seen the horrendous complications of […]

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