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Would Healing Techniques for Diabetic Foot Care

Would Healing Techniques for Diabetic Foot Care

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According to the American Diabetes Association, by the year 2030, it is estimated that more than 550 million people around the world will be diagnosed with diabetes. It is estimated that 25 percent of these people with diabetes will seek foot care, as diabetes can damage the nerves of your feet, and restrict blood flow to your feet.

What Does Diabetic Foot Care Entail?

What Does Diabetic Foot Care Entail?

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Your feet are an important part of the body, which provide a foundation to stand on, and can also tell you if you may have any underlying conditions such as diabetes. That is why seeing your doctor immediately is crucial, as early diagnosis can be instrumental in avoiding detrimental complications.

If You Are Diabetic, Take Extra Care of Your Feet

If You Are Diabetic, Take Extra Care of Your Feet

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Our feet are the foundation of every stride we take, as the saying “Own the ground you walk on” rings true. Our feet give us our mobility, and allow us to take part in the everyday activities that we love. The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) states that the foot of the average jogger hits the ground with two to three times the pressure of normal body weight. Therefore, have you ever taken the time to think about how essential your feet really are? It seems as if there is a consensus that feet are something people are not particularly fond of, however, it is time to start acknowledging the importance of our feet, and the value they have on our overall quality of life.