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How Often Should A Diabetic Get His Legs And Feet Checked For Open Sores
Vascular disease: Diabetes injures the smallest blood vessels in the body. The vascular system is like a tree and the smallest blood vessels are furthest away from the heart. Like the smallest branches are furthest away from the trunk. The feet and lower legs have small blood vessels. When these are damaged the nerves and muscles cannot get proper blood supply, and therefore cannot get oxygen. Thus pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have severe pain in my legs and feet. I am a type 2 diabetic. I don't eat much sweets, but my (nerve) pain still won't get better. What can I do ?
Leg thumb amputed coz of diabetes. sores and dead skin keeps on developing under foot . Podiatrist suggested special footwear but no use. Pls advise?
Diabetes last 38 year have, bad movement in left shoulder and left leg get it hard to put on left sock can not reach my foot?
I have type 2 diabetes and I currently have noticed that my legs, ankles and feet tend to get tense and swell up. Sometimes my ankles burn horribly when walking. Is there a reason to this happening.
What can cause neuropathy in my hands ,arms, feet and legs that gets worse with activity. They checked for diabetes, thyroid also vitamin issues none of those is the cause. ?
Problems: It is time to see a Neurologist! ...Read more
When i walk as exercize my legs hurt, ankles & calves.Also i get fatigue as well. I am a diabetic taking many medications. Could it be my medications. I do not have any neropathy in my feet & can do other forms of exercize such as stationary arobics, weig
Easily tired legs: Even though you do not have a neuropathy, you may have claudication, a condition causing reduced blood flow to the legs. You should consult your physician who can check your pulses in your legs and refer you to a vascular surgeon if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection: An infection can develop in people who have diabetes and open wounds. If these wounds go untreated they can lead to amputations. The most common cause of amputation in diabetics is neuropathy and poor circulation. If you think you have problem with your feet and you are diabetic seek medical attention by a board certified podiatric surgeon. Visit www.Eastpennfoot.Com for more info. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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