If you have diabetes, having too much glucose in your blood for a long time can cause some serious complications, including foot problems.
People with diabetes often have problems with their feet. They may develop foot develop sores, deformities and infections more easily.
If not treated quickly, a foot ulcer or blister on a person with diabetes can get infected. Sometimes a surgeon must amputate (remove) a toe, foot or part of the leg to prevent the spread of infection.
How common are diabetes-related foot conditions?
The chance that a person with diabetes will develop a foot condition at some time in their life is about 15%.
How Can Diabetes Affect My Feet?
Foot problems are common in people with diabetes. They can happen over time when high blood sugar damages the nerves and blood vessels in the feet. The nerve damage, called diabetic neuropathy can cause numbness, tingling, pain, or a loss of feeling in your feet.
If you can't feel pain, you may not know when you have a cut, blister or ulcer (open sore) on your foot. A wound like that could get infected. The infection may not heal well because the damaged blood vessels can cause poor blood flow in your feet.It may lead to amputation.
So please don't be indifferent. Take care of your foot . Be careful Be safe.