Foot Health for National Diabetes Awareness Month

ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — November is National Diabetes Month, a time to focus on a disease that affects over 30 million people in the US. The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS) raises awareness around the potential foot complications caused by diabetes and offers tips on how to prevent them. Diabetes can cause poor circulation and nerve damage in the feet or hands, a condition known as neuropathy. The loss of feeling in your feet could lead to several foot problems including ulcers, infections, gangrene, and Charcot arthropathy, a syndrome that causes foot fractures or dislocations. The ...

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