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Caring for Vision Impaired’s Feet

May 12, 2022 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetic patients are often overwhelmed with things that they need to do in order to properly manage their disease. So much so that self-care tasks vital to day-to-day health are neglected—things like taking care of their feet. » Continue Reading

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Prevent Amputation for Diabetics

September 29, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Amputation of the legs is one of the most common complications of Diabetes. This often happens due to foot ulcers that decomposes and infects the muscles of the legs. This happens because most diabetics suffer from diabetic neuropathy or nerve damage. The numbness of their nerves fails to realize that they have foot injuries to the extent that they can lead to serious infections and worst to amputations. Whereas a normal person would easily detect a foot injury such as a blister, diabetics who suffer neuropathy are unable to feel the pain or the sensation of uneasiness of such injuries hence they only find about the injury after it gets worst.

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Substitute Skin may prevent Foot Amputations

April 25, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

It may well be something out of a science fiction novel a substitute from cells, which will be used in aiding hard-to-heal diabetic foot ulcers.

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