Diabetes affects your foot very dearly. It is the number one cause for foot amputation. 20 times more compared to normal population.Diabetes affects the nerves and cause loss of sensation. It affects major blood vessels of leg and foot causing diminished blood flow. Together it cause foot ulcers and gangrene leading to amputation.
Foot care is very important. Keep the feet always clean. Do not walk bare footed. Use only perfect fitting shoes. Treat shoe bites effectively. Have good blood sugar and blood pressure control.