Friday, June 02, 2023

Category: DIABETES

DIABETES Diabetic Neuropathy

Why Is Diabetic Neuropathy Worse at Night?

Neuropathy in the feet can be incredibly uncomfortable. Neuropathy sensations can vary from burning, tingling, and shooting pain. There is no question that if you suffer from neuropathy at night, you may have difficulty falling asleep.  Diabetic neuropathy occurs due to chronically elevated blood sugar levels. This results in nerve damage in the legs and…

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DIABETES Diabetic Infections

Why Do Diabetics Develop Foot Gangrene?

Diabetes can cause several foot problems. When there is long-standing hyperglycemia (elevated blood sugar levels), this can affect the sensation in your feet. This places you at higher risk for injury. Not only that, elevated blood sugar levels can cause peripheral vascular disease. These factors can cause diabetics to develop foot gangrene.  There are 3…

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