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classification. Ashok S, Ramu M, Deepa R: Prevalence of neuropathy in type 2 diabetic patients attending a diabetes centre in South India. Pat your feet dry, don't rub them. Check your feet
Your doctor may recommend that you avoid intense, high-impact activities such as running because of the potential for foot injury. Give your feet a thorough going-over every night to make sure that
you haven't developed a sore, blister, cut, scrape, or any other tiny problem that could blow up into big trouble. If your vision isn't good or you have trouble reaching your feet, have someone check
your feet for you.
There is in this case, a problem for the diabetic in telling the difference between sharp pain and a more dull pain. Consequently major cuts and wounds often go undetected and diabetic foot ulcers
can become problematic. However without effective feedback from the nerves in your foot ot toe, then that adjustment is not adequately made.
Avoid exposing treated skin to sunlight, sunlamps, tanning beds, or a hot tub. Do not use other medicated skin products, including muscle pain creams or lotions, on areas where you have applied
capsaicin, unless your doctor has told you to. Wash the skin and get medical attention right away if you have severe burning, pain, swelling, or blistering of the skin where you applied this
medication. The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or drug combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given
patient. Dr. Yavuz, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at UNT Health Science Center, is studying the forces that contribute to diabetic foot wounds, also known as ulcers, with the goal of
designing devices that protect against them. He's putting his Doctorate in Engineering to work as part of an interprofessional approach to addressing complex medical problems.
Check shoes before they are put on the feet to make sure there are no rocks or objects inside of the shoes. Diabetics who have a loss of feeling in the feet may not be able to feel objects inside
shoes, even when they are causing harm to the feet. You may have serious foot problems, but feel no pain.
Drink at least 64 oz. of fluid each day to prevent dry skin and cracks. Diabetics are more likely to become dehydrated than those with stable blood glucose levels, which means a greater Bunions Callous
intake of water is necessary to keep the skin hydrated. The University of Iowa recommends wearing shoes at
all times to prevent injury and infection of open sores or cracks.