Diabetes Amputation Resources
Adults with diabetes need to take special care of their feet. People with diabetes are at risk for foot injuries due to numbness caused by nerve damage (diabetic neuropathy) and low blood flow to the legs and feet.
But the risk does not have to be a reality. You can learn how to prevent amputation by checking out these resources. And if amputation becomes a real possibility, click on these links to find out what you should know before and after surgery.
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I'm not sure if it's the cold, the damp, the ice, the hours at the cash register, the forced shoveling activity, or the forced inactivity, but "all of my old injuries" have been playing havoc on me these past couple of days, and I can't do a blessed thing about most of them. It started about three weeks ago with a skid in the midst of that really, really cold spell after a snowstorm. While I managed to avoid falling on the cold, icy dark road, when I got my...