A Complicated clinical case of Diabetic Foot

Diabetic ulcers are the most common foot injuries leading to lower extremity amputation. Management of the diabetic foot requires a thorough knowledge of the major risk factors for amputation, frequent routine evaluation & meticulous preventive maintenance. Share your views on this clinical case of diabetic foot by Dr. Gaurav Chhaya Follow us for more such updates!

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A very illustrative presentation of a case of diabetic foot - which is the most ignored part of Diabetes management by Physicians and endocrinologists .Congratulations- Dr Gaurav Chhaya Closely linked with diabetes neuropathy, diabetic nerve pain and diabetes foot care, diabetic foot ulcers affect many people with diabetes. Experts suggest that around 10 per cent of people with diabetes develop a foot ulcer at some point. Foot ulcers can affect people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Diabetes influences foot ulcers in a number of ways, and it is important for people with diabetes to understand the potentially severe consequences of leaving a foot ulcer untreated. Foot ulcers can occur in anyone, and refer to a patch of broken down skin usually on the lower leg or feet. When blood sugar levels are high or fluctuate regularly skin that would normally heal may not properly repair itself because of nerve damage. Even a mild injury can therefore start a foot ulcer People with diabetes may have reduced nerve functioning due to peripheral diabetic neuropathy. This means that the nerves that usually carry pain sensation to the brain from the feet do not function as well and it is possible for damage to uccur to your foot without feeling it. Treading on something, wearing tight shoes, cuts, blisters and bruises can all develop into diabetes foot ulcers. Narrowed arteries can also reduce blood flow to the feet amongst some people with diabetes and this can impair the foot’s ability to heal properly. When the foot cannot heal, a foot ulcer can develop. The following can increase the likelihood of developing a foot ulcer: Neuropathy Poor blood circulation Insufficiently well controlled diabetes Wearing poor fitting footwear Walking barefoot People who have diabetes for a longer period or manage their diabetes less effectively are more likely to develop foot ulcers. Smoking, not taking exercise, being overweight, having high cholesterol or blood pressure can all increase diabetes foot ulcer risk. Unfortunately, for some people with diabetes, the end result of a foot ulcer can be amputation. Less serious foot ulcers can still take a long time to heal and be very uncomfortable during this time. THANKS

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Excellent case presentation Diabetic foot and related amputation is biggest concern in diabetic patients Strict control of diabetes with insulin is of paramount importance Regular examination of foot for callosity and cuts is very important in diabetic patient Early detection and early treatment of diabetic foot is key in preventing amputations in diabetic patients

Excellent and details discuss regarding diabetic foot. Thanks for sharing and educating . Really thankful.

Thanks Dr Dinesh Gupta
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Congratulations! Your case has been selected as Case of the day and you have been awarded 5 points for sharing the case. Keep posting your interesting cases, Happy Curofying!

Excellant clinical presentation regarding Diabetic foot ulcer.optimum blood sugar controll and surgical intervention with frequent supervision is mandatory.

Excellant clinical presentation regarding diabetic foot ulcer.ferquent follow up saves the gangrene of feet and makes pt life comfortable.

Nice informative Eosol hydrogen peroxide Linozid with control of diabetes good results

Lime juice ginger water sipping sunshine walk prayers karela methidana...no mango banana custard apple...no anxiety... diabetes goes away on its own no thinking that diabetes is present.. walnuts blue berries sit and sleep on ground....no sugar no nonveg diet no eggs no mushrooms no fried foods no processed or fermented foods and beverages sprouts kalijeeri green leafy vegetables beetroot coriander juice pineapple with black pepper sweet potato...cold pressed coconut oil massage and in naval

Thankyou Doctor
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