Category Archives: Foot Ulcers

Study Shows Therapeutic Footwear Can Help Prevent Foot Ulcers

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is caused by reduced blood flow to the extremities. High blood glucose levels damage blood vessels and affect the blood flow. Those with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk for foot ulcers and lower limb …

Statins May Lower Amputation Risk in Diabetes

Some cholesterol-lowering drugs may help reduce the risk of amputation for those with diabetes, according to a new study.

The study focused on more than 80,000 patients in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs health care system with both …

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: How to Reduce Pressure on Your Feet

Good news for people with diabetes who worry about protecting themselves against the plantar pressure and risks of ulcerous foot injuries that come with diabetic neuropathy: A recent British study shows that ready-made insoles you can buy at the store …