The number of people afflicted by diabetes is ever-increasing in Québec. Diabetes has well-known repercussions on many parts of the body, including feet. Diabetes affects blood flow, sensations, immunities, and feet. It accounts for more than 80% of non-traumatic amputations. All diabetic patients should therefore pay special attention to the health of their feet.
Clinique podiatrique de l’Estrie podiatrists are very experienced in foot care for diabetic patients. They can:
It is worth mentioning that wearing orthoses is an important aspect of treating the diabetic foot.