A 30-year-old member asked:
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wondering if you have to be diabetic to get a diabetic ulcer?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: By definition! because in a diabetic, foot ulcers have multiple causes including abnormal foot pressure, neuropathy, vascular insufficiency, poor control of sugars, .
Answered on Dec 31, 2013

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