Diabetes is very common among the population. Lack of physical activity, abundance in resources, and high-calorie food of modern life are one of the most important causes of this epidemic.
The most common complication of diabetes is foot ulcers, so patients should take proper care of their feet. Foot ulcers occur in 20% of patients with diabetes. Ignoring this problem can result in losing a finger or toe.
Circulatory disorders in capillaries observed in diabetic patients can cause foot ulcers. However, circulatory disorders in capillaries mainly result in the slow healing of ulcers. Neuropathy in people with diabetes is the main cause of foot ulcers. Sensation disorders that start as burning, chills, tingling, and mild pain are gradually replaced by complete loss of sensations.
As a result of neuropathy;
To avoid diabetes-induced foot problems you need to consider the following.
In case of open diabetic ulcer immediately consult a doctor, so that care and healing of ulcer is supervised by a specialist.