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How Do You Get Diabetes?

The question as to why some people develop diabetes is still being debated, but once you are diagnosed with diabetes, it remains with you for life. Podiatrists play an important role in the diabetic treatment team.The key to amputation prevention in diabetic patients is timely detection via annual foot screenings.
Diabetic patients are usually more prone to foot ulcerations that should be treated properly by a podiatrist to reduce the risk of amputation. Our doctors are trained on healing diabetic wounds and to keep one’s feet healthy and strong.

Type A (insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus or juvenile-onset diabetes)

Type B (non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus or adult-onset diabetes)

Risk Factors of Type B

Symptoms of Diabetes

Treatment Options for Diabetes Katy TX

1. Clean feet routinely

2. Clean feet routinely

3. Wear thick and soft socks

4. Cut toenails straight across

5. Exercise

6. Get your foot sized measured accurately before buying new shoes

7. Avoid being barefoot

8. Avoid wearing shoes with pointed toes

9. Avoid excessive drinking

10. Avoid wearing overly tight leg-wear

11. Stop smoking

12. Avoid removing calluses, corns or warts on your own