Foot ulcers cost the most among all diabetic complications

Amputation is a common consequence of uncontrolled diabetes. — Photos: Filepic

Take care of your feet like your face – this advice is always told to diabetic patients to emphasise the importance of caring for their feet in order to avoid serious complications from the non-communicable disease.

Complications like ulceration, infection, tissue destruction and gangrene, can potentially result in loss of the affected limb, or even life, as well as affect the patient’s quality of life and livelihood.

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Diabetes , non-communicable diseases


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