Diabetes is the number-one cause of neuropathy, damage to the nerves in your feet. Statistics show that 60–70 percent of those with diabetes suffer from neuropathy. This condition causes burning, tingling, or numbness in the feet, which could drastically alter a patient’s quality of life.
Seeing a podiatrist regularly is an important part of managing your condition and preventing complications.
If you do experience a problem with your feet, your podiatrist is the best-qualified physician to treat it.
When you add a podiatrist to your health-care team, he or she can provide you with important information so you're better able to manage the effects of diabetes on your feet.
Whether you've been diagnosed recently or have been fighting diabetes for years, we will help you to monitor your feet and prevent complications.