Diabetes and Venous Disease

Posted in Diabetic Complications

Understanding both diabetes and venous disease is an important aspect of living with them, finding treatment and relief for them, and carrying on with as normal of a life as possible. Let’s talk about some important things such as diabetes, blood circulation, symptoms of diabetes, what you can do to prevent diabetes and venous disease, and more. Things You Need to Know About Diabetes  Diabetes is a disease that affects how the body uses blood Read More »

Diabetic Neuropathy

Posted in Diabetic Complications

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Moreover, long-term high blood sugar levels puts you more at risk for this problem. Also, it mostly affects nerves in the legs and feet. As a result, diabetics should always wear diabetics socks to care for their feet. Socks for diabetics provide comfort and protection for at risk feet. Why is this a problem? Firstly, Read More »

How to Look After Diabetic Feet: 9 Easy and Essential Tips

Posted in Diabetic Foot Care

For diabetes patients, foot problems are common complications. The disease causes damage to nerves, leading to decreased blood flow to your feet. This can mean chronic pain, worsening conditions, and major surgery, including amputation.  Thankfully, there are easy ways to take care of diabetic feet and keep them as healthy as possible. The goal is prevention as well as early detection.  1. Wear Diabetic Socks If you have diabetes, it’s a good idea to wear Read More »

Are Black Socks Bad for Diabetics?

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In the medical community, some question whether diabetics can wear black socks. Those against it say sock dyes can irritate your skin. Also, diabetics won't be able to spot foot injuries. So are black socks bad for diabetics? No, diabetics can wear black socks. Learn why this is the case. Can Diabetics Wear Black Socks? First of all, let's address the two biggest health issues that some doctors have with wearing black diabetes sock and Read More »

Peripheral Edema - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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Edema describes swelling that occurs when small blood vessels leak excess fluid into nearby tissues. This build up of fluid causes tissue under the skin to swell. As a result, the skin looks puffy, stretched, or shiny.  Peripheral edema is a type of swelling that occurs in a person’s lower body. In most cases, it affects the legs, ankles, and feet. However, it can also occur in the arms too. Like other types of edema, Read More »

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