Diabetes & Podiatry
It is important to have regular check ups to prevent the development of complications that may arise from having diabetes. Risks of diabetes include the increased chance of developing foot ulcers and amputations. The feet are susceptible to issues because diabetes can cause damage to the nerves and circulation in the feet, increasing chance of infection. It is therefore necessary to ensure daily care of the feet and have annual check ups with a podiatrist to maintain good care.
Common Signs of When the Podiatrist Can Best Help
So how do podiatrists treat diabetic patients?
A Podiatrist will generally