Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease that is caused by high levels of sugar in the blood. The feet and ankles are the base of the human body, allowing us to stand and be mobile. When diabetes is not properly controlled, damage can occur to the organs and impairment of the immune system is also likely to occur. With damage to your nervous system, you may not be able to feel your feet properly. As a result you could develop a blister or a sore. This can even lead to the breakdown of the skin of the foot, which often causes sores to develop. One thing you have to keep in mind is that fungus becomes resistant to treatments rather quickly.
The number of these lower extremity amputations grew by 28% in just the past several years. A podiatrist can easily test for diabetes-related neuropathy using a painless instrument known as a monofilament. Certain chemicals that come out in the sweat can smell pretty foul, but mainly it is the scent of particular microbial activity that creates