12 November 2021

Diabetes and Podiatry

What is the connection and how does diabetes link to podiatry? Diabetes, is a chronic, complex condition when the body cannot maintain healthy levels of glucose in the blood. Diabetes can affect the entire body, and therefore requires a number of different practitioners to treat or manage this condition. Podiatrists play a leading role in the management of foot health and prevention of serious complications such as ulcerations or amputations.  Foot complications in diabetes are more common than any other diabetic complications. People with diabetes experience foot problems due to the damage that diabetes causes to the nerves in the...