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How can high blood glucose from diabetes affect my legs and feet?

High blood glucose over time can damage the nerves and blood vessels that go to your legs and feet. When you have nerve damage, you can have a sore or blister and not feel it. If your blood vessels are also damaged, sores and cuts may take longer to heal.

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