How Does Diabetes Affect the Feet and Ankles?

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At present, huge numbers of people have Diabetic feet, which also come with different added ailments. People normally suffer from Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Individuals who are suffering from Diabetes will face high blood sugar levels. The blood gets sugar from the foods that you consume.

How do people suffer feet problem due to Diabetic?

People are hardly aware that Diabetes can cause foot and ankle problems. Individuals who suffer from high blood sugar can also face ankle and foot problems. This problem develops due to nerve damage, and you can feel pain in your feet. Individuals cannot feel the pain of blisters or other wounds on their feet, which can turn into soreness. These sores and cuts can spread more infections if not treated early. Diabetes reduces blood flow in the feet, and hence the infection in the feet will not get cured quickly.

Probable signs and symptoms:-

Diabetic effects on the feet and ankles depend on the different issues in an individual. People will not feel any sensation or numbness in their feet. People will not feel any cut or wound on their feet. Besides those staining socks, red marks and painful burning are common symptoms of diabetic feet.

What are the complications?

People suffering from Diabetic neuropathy feel different problems with their feet. Undoubtedly, this problem is quite serious, so doctors need to scrutinize the issues thoroughly.

Readers can check below the complications of diabetic neuropathy. 

  • Diabetic patients will suffer from foot ulcers that will not get healed.
  • People can also suffer from the problems like bone infections, skin infections, etc.
  • Deformation in the feet is another possible complication of diabetic neuropathy

Hence, it is always suggested to check with doctors regularly if any person has Diabetes. Individuals can also contact Dr. Chetan Oswal, Pune, for the best suggestion.

About Dr. Chetan Oswal: –

Dr. Chetan Oswal is a United Kingdom-trained Foot and Ankle specialist surgeon practising in Pune, India. He has been practising Orthopaedics for the last 12 years and is now working as a dedicated Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has been successfully managing patients including elite athletes for practically all problems related to foot and ankle.