The potential effects of diabetes on the feet are often mis-understood or ignored. Diabetes affects the feet in two main ways:
Diabetics often suffer from other conditions including heart and vascular diseases such as atherosclerosis, arthritis and other nerve conditions , all of which can increase your risk of developing foot problems.
At Sydney Podiatry Co, we take the time to explain and help you to understand how and why foot complications happen and ways to prevent them from developing. We encourage all our patients with diabetes to adopt a proactive approach so they can manage their diabetes and continue to lead a healthy lifestyle.
After your diabetic consultation, a full report will be sent to your GP or your referring specialist.