Diabetes Foot Care
Nerve damage can affect any area of your body, but the feet and legs are most commonly affected. You may lose feeling in your feet as a result of nerve injury.
Nerve damage affects around half of all patients with diabetes.
These factors increase the risk to nerve damage:
TIPS FOR HEALTHY FEET
Early treatment greatly reduces your risk of amputation
Be sure to ask your doctor what else you can do to keep your feet healthy
- Available from: https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/library/features/healthy-feet.html. Accessed on November 10, 2021.