Amputations Are Preventable

///Amputations Are Preventable

Amputations Are Preventable

There are more than 80,000 non-traumatic lower limb amputations in the United States every year. Sixty percent or more are in patients suffering from diabetes.

AMPUTATION IS PREVENTABLE

Patient with diabetes should have regular foot screenings and be screened for peripheral arterial disease, at least every 6 months.

Do You Have a Diabetic Foot Ulcer?

Diabetic foot ulcers are generally painless, but they can be slow to heal and prone to infection. They are commonly located on the bottom of the foot.

Multiple factors can contribute to diabetic foot ulcers including:

  • Poor circulation
  • Foot deformities
  • Lack of feeling (neuropathy)

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2017-04-04T21:45:59+00:00July 20th, 2015|