There are 30 million Diabetics in the United States, and more than 1 million new patients are diagnosed every year. Neuropathy can affect your entire body, but most often the legs and feet are the most prone areas to serious health complications. India has some 65 million diabetics; you do the math on how many among them undergo amputations every year. If left untreated these lesions may bleed under the skin causing tissue breakdown, and possible infection. The mean knowledge score was 6.5 (S.D. Fortunately, diligent daily foot care, routine visits with a podiatrist and proper footwear often pave the way for early intervention when problems arise and allow for prompt treatment. There are predisposing factors for the onset of diabetes such as genetic predisposition, weight, amount of regular exercise, diet and age.
We also counsel patients on proper foot inspection and wound treatment at home, ensuring that future ulcers do not become infected. Along with diabetes prevention, it is