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Altered foot sensation or shape, or non-healing sores

Check For Diabetes-Related foot problems


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Around 131 million people worldwide have a diabetes-related Foot (lower-extremity) problem

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People with diabetes may experience tingling, numbness, or pain in their feet due to nerve damage known as diabetic neuropathy.

Nerve damage from diabetes can also lead to changes in foot shape. Diabetes may also lead to non-healing sores, which may lead to open wounds that do not heal quickly. Regular foot checks and diabetes care can help you prevent these problems

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Foot Sensation Changes

Tingling, numbness, and pain in feet can be early signs of diabetic neuropathy

Foot Sensation Changes

What could Diabetes be saying?

People with diabetes may experience tingling, numbness, or pain in their feet due to nerve damage known as diabetic neuropathy. These sensations often start in the toes and feet and can progress to the fingers and hands. The condition may also present as deep pain or a heavy feeling. In some cases, nerve damage can cause excessively sweaty or very dry feet. Regular foot checks are vital, as nerve damage can lead to loss of sensation, increasing the risk of unnoticed injuries. Managing blood sugar levels and maintaining foot hygiene are crucial to prevent complications.


Foot Shape & Sores

Changes in foot shape or slow-healing sores can be signs of diabetic foot issues

Foot Shape & Sores

What Could Diabetes Be Saying?

Nerve damage from diabetes can lead to changes in foot shape, such as Charcot's foot, which starts with redness, warmth, and swelling. Bones in the feet and toes may shift or break, causing an unusual shape like a 'rocker bottom.' Slow-healing blisters, cuts, or sores are also concerning signs, as they can indicate poor circulation and increased risk of infection. Regular inspection of feet, wearing well-fitted shoes, and seeking prompt medical care for any changes or injuries are key to preventing serious complications


Wound Healing Issues

Non-healing wounds or increased swelling can indicate serious diabetic foot problems

Wound Healing Issues

What Could Diabetes Be Saying?

Diabetic foot ulcers, common under the big toes and balls of the feet, can affect the feet down to the bones. Non-healing sores usually show redness initially, which can lead to an open wound that does not heal. This condition requires immediate medical attention as it can progress to end-stage kidney failure.


Managing diabetes effectively, including blood sugar control and lifestyle modifications, is crucial to preventing these severe complications. Regular foot examinations and timely treatment of any wounds or sores are essential


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Dos and Don'ts

Do: Regularly check feet, maintain hygiene, wear comfortable shoes, and manage diabetes.


Don't: Ignore foot changes, go barefoot, neglect hygiene, or delay medical consultations

Foot Care

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Supplements like protein, amino acids, and vitamins B1, B2, B6, C, D, and E may aid in wound healing and foot health. Arginine, glutamine, and β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate could also benefit wound repair. Consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new supplements, particularly for their suitability in diabetes management


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