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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There are major diabetes complications out there that I'm very fortunate (knock on wood) to not have. My blood pressure, kidneys, nerves, and eyes all seem to be in fine working order after three decades. I hope that it stays that way for decades to come. I do however have at least one lesser known diabetes complication. Periodontal disease. Though gum disease is not unique to diabetes, the likelihood of gum disease happening and not responding to treatment increases...