oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Happy feet - diabetes and feet care : industry news
|Article Title||Happy feet - diabetes and feet care : industry news|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Publication Date||Summer 2007|
We know that good blood sugar management should be the main goal for diabetics. Tight blood sugar control will especially benefit the nerves. This is because high blood sugar levels can injure nerves and lead to diabetic nerve disease (diabetic neuropathy). Initially the nerve signals get confused and the person may experience tingling, numbness, burning or stabbing pains in their feet or hands. Eventually most of the sensation may be lost.
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