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Facts on Diabetes And Feet Swelling

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Facts on Diabetes And Feet Swelling
A close-up of a man's swollen foot wrapped in a bandage. Photo Credit nebari/iStock/Getty Images

Diabetics must take extra special care of their feet. Swelling in the feet is a signal that there's a problem with circulation in the body, which can lead to neuropathy (nerve damage in the extremities). When this situation becomes serious, it can lead to amputation of a foot or leg. Diabetics should check their feet every day, visit their doctor regularly and have their feet examined to guard against this serious problem.

Diabetics must take extra special care of their feet. Swelling in the feet is a signal that there's a problem with circulation in the body, which can lead to neuropathy (nerve damage in the extremities). When this situation becomes serious, it can lead to amputation of a foot or leg. Diabetics should check their feet every day, visit their doctor regularly and have their feet examined to guard against this serious problem.

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