- Q How can diabetes affect my feet?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyFoot problems are common in people who have diabetes and often result from nerve damage and poor circulation in the feet. If the nerves in your feet are damaged, you may not realize when you have a foot injury, which could lead to delayed healing... Full Answer
- Q Why are foot and leg amputations more common in people with diabetes?
Dr. James Christina, PodiatryPeople with diabetes are at risk to develop peripheral neuropathy with loss of protective sensation. This means that they have lost the ability to feel pain--which is particularly dangerous in their feet and ankles. Without the ability to feel pain, if... Full Answer