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Diabetes is a lifelong condition which can cause foot problems. Some of these problems can occur because the nerves and blood vessels supplying your feet are damaged. This leaflet is for people that are at moderate risk of developing a foot ulcer.
People with diabetes are much more likely to suffer serious foot problems because raised blood sugars reduce circulation and feeling. This damage can lead to amputations. Diabetes is to blame for over 150 amputations in the UK each week. But most foot problems can be prevented. That’s why keeping a…