Diabetic Foot Ulcer

About- Diabetic Foot ulcers are sores on the feet when skin tissue breaks down and exposes the layers underneath occur because of poorly controlled diabetes.
 
Symptoms-
 Foul odors from feet
 Irritation
 Redness
 Swelling

Causes-
 High blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
 Nerve damage
 Poor circulation
 Wounded feet
 
Risk factors 
 Peripheral diabetic neuropathy
 Poor blood circulation
 Poorly controlled diabetes
 Walking barefoot
 Wearing poor fitting shoes

Specialist to visit
 Endocrinologist

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Diabetic Foot ulcers
References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://health.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.dermnetnz.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.diabetes.co.uk

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