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ABSCESS IN THE FOOT
ABSCESS IN THE FOOT

Abscess is the collection of the pus as a result of bacterial infection. Though it can happen to anyone, diabetics are prone for abscesses because of their weakened immunity and high sugar which is a good medium for bacteria to grow. Causes...

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FOOT DEFORMITIES IN DIABETES
FOOT DEFORMITIES IN DIABETES

Diabetes affects nerves, as a result of which the feet becomes insensate and diabetics do not realize the amount of pressure that is exerted on a particular area, which leads to deformities, ulcers and callus formation. Some common deformities...

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CALLUS
CALLUS

CALLUS:       Callus is the hardening and thickening of the skin as a result of continuous or repeated friction or pressure.   Causes: As defined above, the cause of the callus is repeated friction and pressure on the sole...

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Diabetic Neuropathy
Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is the medical term for diabetes induced nerve damage. It affects up to 70% of the diabetics. High glucose causes chemical changes in the nerves that impair their ability to send signals as a result of which sensations in the...

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Gangrene
Gangrene

Gangrene is described as dead or dying body tissue due to complete loss of blood supply to the part or inadequate blood supply to keep the tissue viable. CAUSE OF GANGRENE: Cells in the body require nutrients and oxygen to survive and they get...

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Charcots Foot
Charcots Foot

Diabetic Charcot Foot, also known as neuropathic arthropathy, is a condition that affects some diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy (loss of sensation) after few years of the disease. As a result of long standing diabetes, peripheral...

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