Diabetes is one of the many medical conditions that can have a negative impact of foot health. While a diagnosis of diabetes does not mean you are a certainty of developing foot problems, it does increase the likelihood of lower limb complications.
Particularly where other risk factors are involved such as smoking, being inactive, being over-weight or erratic blood glucose levels, diabetic complications can have very serious ramifications. In the worst-case scenario, ulcerations, gangrene or even amputation may be the end result…but, there is good news.
Many diabetic risk factors can be managed relatively well with early identification and a little education. Having a Diabetes Assessment will enable us to identify your risk level and educate you on the steps needed to reduced the chance of foot complications.