If you’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes you’ve probably got a long list of things to worry about. There’s one more thing to add: watching out for possible health complications associated with diabetes.
The following diabetic self-exam tips can help you prevent diabetes-related complications for your feet like ulcers, nerve damage, and blood vessel damage.
If your feet feel tingly and numb, chances are, it’s because you have some form of peripheral neuropathy. There are many causes for peripheral neuropathy in the feet.
The dipping evening temperatures seem to signify that we are now in the colder winter months. For diabetics, this means that they need to pay a bit more attention to their feet, as there are increased risks for injuries and other diabetes-related foot problems.