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Diabetic complications in the feet can be very dangerous; in fact, diabetes is the leading cause of lower-limb amputations that aren’t the result of a traumatic injury. "Fortunately, most of these complications and amputations can be prevented," says podiatrist Dr. Amy Jaeger. "With proper foot care and guidance from a podiatrist, you can manage the effects of the disease on your feet. Comprehensive foot care programs can reduce amputation rates by 45 to 85 percent."

Dr. Amy Jaeger

Diabetic ulcers are often one of the first signs of complications from diabetes in the lower leg, says Jaeger. "These ulcers can stem from a small wound or cut on the foot that is slow to heal. Remember, too, that people with diabetes have a decreased immune response, which can make common foot infections more prevalent. If left untreated, ulcers can become harder to treat and can lead to amputation."

Courtesy of Barry Block, editor of PM News.

Brought to you by Doctor John A. Hardy, owner of Toronto's foot clinic, Academy Foot and Orthotic Clinics.

 

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Academy Clinics has a special interest in high quality custom orthotics.

 

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