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Diabetes and Your Feet

Diabetes can cause damage to the blood vessels and nerves leading to severe foot problems. In Australia, 1 in 4 adults have some form of diabetes.

Doncaster PodiatryThe symptoms of damage due to diabetes could be your legs feeling numb or cold, a tingling sensation through your feet or even painful burning sensations through your legs and feet.

If you are feeling any of these symptoms, you should make an appointment to see a podiatrist as soon as possible. When you have diabetes, you must look after your feet to avoid any complications.

At ToptoToe Health, our Doncaster podiatrists will look after your feet using our 5 point check-up.

 

We check the following

  1. The circulation to your feet
  2. Your nerves through feeling and reflex
  3. Your foot shape
  4. Your toe nails
  5. And an overall check for dryness, calluses, corns cracks, or infections

Give us a call to make an appointment 8850 0588.

 

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