Treatment of Diabetic Foot Disease

Diabetic foot disease can be difficult but not impossible to treat. I will discuss the various medical and non-medical treatments that are currently available and which treatments we have personally used with great results. In these following pages we will discuss the best treatments available for : Diabetic Ulcers Corns/Calluses Athelete’s Foot Wound infections. One […]

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Diabetic Foot Ulcer Stages- The Wagner Classification System

There are various staging systems used by health professionals to monitor and assess the severity of a foot ulcer. The most commonly used is the Wagner Meggitt Classification system ( see below). This divides diabetic foot ulcers into 5 stages based on the depth of the ulcer. The classification system is useful in detecting which […]

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Current Medical Research- Latest Diabetes News

 Here you will information on the latest medical research, up to date advice and novel treatments currently being trialled by the medical experts.   Latest News: Use of Honey in Diabetic Foot Ulcers Dating back to ancient civilisations, the use of topical honey to heal wounds has been widely utilised.  Honey is shown to have […]

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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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