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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The past few days, we've been warned of near-record cold and wind conditions. While we've not been buried in the snow (that's been Boston's issue this winter), this weekend has seen temperatures as low as the single digits, with wind chills below zero (Fahrenheit). For someone with cold-weather neuropathy (among other issues), this can be an issue. (At the moment, it's the pins and needles in my right hand, the sprain-like feeling in my left wrist, and the right-elbow...