Diabetic Foot Pain

The most common contributor to diabetic foot pain is nerve problem called Peripheral Neuropathy . This problem is caused by poor blood glucose control. If you have diabetes you should check your feet regulary. The check- up will include checking the following :

  • circulation
  • feeling and reflexes
  • unusual foot shapes
  • toenails
  • dryness or infections

 

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This damage in diabetes are more likely if you have diabetes for a long time. Simply daily footcare can prevent foot pain. Symptoms of neuropathy, that is the cause of foot pain, may include the loss of protective sensation or tingling sensations. If you have diabetes you should examine your feet daily by yourself. You have to take care of your foot, and never walk barefoot so you avoid injuries.

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