Diabetes and Foot Care

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Diabetes and Foot Care

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Diabetes can be a devastating disease which affects the entire body.  Uncontrolled sugar can lead to damage to the kidneys, eyes, and the cardiovascular system.  Many people are unaware however, that elevated sugar levels can lead to problems with the feet as well.  Loss of peripheral sensation can cause burning pains in the feet known as peripheral neuropathy.

Follow some of these tips from Healthy Medicine to keep you feet in great shape.  http://www.bettermedicine.com/topic/diabetes/treat-your-feet-right-for-diabetics?did=t1_rss4&hpt=hp_bn18

And if you do develop a foot related complication from diabetes, please call us here at 352-376-5112.  We are here to help you!


1 Comment

Jordan

June 15, 2015 at 1:51 pm

Great post! A lot of people actually don’t know how much of your body diabetes can harm. It’s very important to deal with issues involving the feet – those getting damaged can lead to many more problems! Thanks for sharing.

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