For many people, cold may cause symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Such signs may include tingling, burning, numbness, or reduced ability to feel temperature changes or pain. Cold temperatures, bad weather, and reduced physical activities are the main causes of this condition. It is therefore important for individuals, especially diabetics to take care of their feet during the cold months. Practicing the right winter foot safety will help prevent any complications that may arise later on.
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As temperatures decrease, the risk of contracting diseases goes up. Here are some common cold-weather illnesses you should know:
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Diabetes has various symptoms depending on your blood sugar elevation. The most common include increased thirst and hunger, frequent urination, blurred vision, irritability, fatigue, and unexplained weight reduction. High blood sugar increases the likelihood of suffering from diabetic neuropathy. In addition to shedding light on this condition, we’ll discuss how you can manage it through therapeutic foot massages.
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According to the CDC, 34.2 million people have diabetes. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke found that 60-70% of diabetes patients suffer from some level of peripheral neuropathy. Continue Reading How can diabetic socks help you?
Foot care is a fundamental part of living with diabetes. Wearing diabetic socks regularly can help you take proper care of your feet and live a normal and enjoyable life. These socks are made from high-quality materials with excellent moisture absorption capabilities. They are non-constricting, seamless, well-padded, and close-fitting. They also feature a nylon exterior to significantly minimize friction and the possibility of a foot injury, while walking. That is the level of precision that goes into designing these crucially important socks. Read on to learn how diabetic socks can enhance your quality of life living with diabetes. Continue Reading Diabetic Socks: Steps You Can Take To Improve Your Quality of Life
If you have diabetes, it’s important to address health issues linked to your condition. One common health issue is problems with poor blood flow in your legs and loss of feeling in your feet. Many people with diabetes suffer from nerve damage in their lower legs and feet which can lead to skin infections, foot sores, and neuropathy, numbness and pain in the feet. If you’re diagnosed with diabetes, protecting your legs and feet with diabetic socks is essential to prevent serious health problems.
Creative Care specializes in diabetic socks and compression socks that promote proper blood flow and prevent injuries to your legs and feet. Although different, both types of socks offer numerous health benefits to anyone suffering with diabetes.
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Diabetic neuropathy is a form of nerve damage that is common in diabetic patients. High blood sugar can weigh heavy on your nerves and cause some damage. The most affected nerves are those around the legs and feet.
Depending on the nerves affected, the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range from numbness and pain around your legs and feet to upsets in your digestive system, urinary tract, heart, and blood vessels. Diabetic neuropathy is a serious condition that affects up to 50% of patients living with diabetes.
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People who have diabetes are more likely to have problems with poor blood flow (circulation) or loss of feeling (sensation) in their feet. Poor circulation to the foot may lead to sores that are slower to heal. Loss of feeling or sensation is caused by damage to the nerves in the lower legs and feet.
Diabetic socks provide extra protection to help people with diabetes for their feet and avoid injury. Complications from diabetes can result in reduced blood flow to the feet as well as an increased risk of infections and other issues, and these socks are an easy way to help protect your feet. Continue Reading Diabetes Health: What is the importance of wearing diabetic socks?
People with diabetes are often at greater risk of sustaining foot injuries or getting an infection due to potential nerve damage caused by high blood sugar.
This nerve damage – known as diabetic neuropathy – decreases sensation, leading to a greater threat of injury, injuries that you might not even know are there. This is why footwear choices and the right pair of diabetic socks are so important to people with diabetes.
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We’ve written over and over on this blog about the importance of proper footcare when you have diabetes.
Regular podiatry check-ups. Inspecting your feet each day. Taking precautions when trimming your nails.
And then there’s footwear. If you have diabetes, you’ll want to invest in diabetic socks.
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When you live with diabetes, proper foot care is essential.
Ignore injuries, skip your podiatry appointments, and you can end up dealing with serious health issues.
It can even be something as simple as your choice of footwear. In this blog post we’ll look at how diabetic socks and compression socks are different from regular socks and how they can help keep your feet healthy.
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