Breaking News
Home / About and Living / Charcot Arthropathy: Started out on the Wrong Foot?

Charcot Arthropathy: Started out on the Wrong Foot?

fear-of-diagnosis-never-changed-the-underlying-problem

Teach your diabetic child about charcot Arthropathy, it is an unwanted possible side effect of Diabetes. Look at your feet every day. Be vigilant. Prevention is better than cure.

what-is-charcot-foot-1

Love your feet. Wear good shoes, which fit well.  If you are likely to bump or accidentally hurt your feet, make sure your shoes are sturdy. Attend to all nicks and scratches straight away so that no infection sets in. During your sporting activities or exercise routine, take care of your feet.

There are very attractive shoes for all ages. Brands like Fitflop, Dr Scholl, Hush Puppies and Pavers (just to name a few) are good for the feet; they are comfortable, fashionable and protective.

non-surgical-treatment-for-charcot-foot-2

When the bones in the foot weaken, they may fracture and the foot may change shape.
Charcot foot is a very serious condition that can lead to severe deformity, disability, and even amputation. Because of its seriousness, it is important that patients with diabetes take preventive measures and seek immediate care if signs or symptoms appear.

Everyday examine your feet. Feel the temperature of the foot, check for redness or swelling, pain or lack of sensation.  If any of these symptoms occur seek medical assistance. Most importantly, keep your blood sugar levels under control. This will keep you as healthy as you can be.

E140 – Diabetes and Charcot Foot – www.diabetic.today

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Please follow and like us:
20

Check Also

Featured Video Play Icon

Insulin Basics for Diabetics

ShareRecent studies indicate that diagnosis of diabetes itself indicates that 75% of β-cells have failed. …

impact of diabetes

The Impact of Type1 and Type2 Diabetes

ShareThe condition and impact of diabetes mellitus may have been in existence for more than …

Prevention of type1 and type2

Prevention of Type1 and Type2 Diabetes

Share THE PREVENTION OF TYPE 1 DIABETES The autoimmune process in Type 1 diabetes begins …

Facebook Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com
Translate »
Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial
%d bloggers like this: