Diabetic Foot Ulcers 5 (3)

Nearly half of the patients with diabetes experience some form of nerve damage to the feet and legs and around 15% will progress to develop foot ulcers (defined as an … Read More

Foot Care in Diabetes 4.5 (2)

Nearly half of the patients with diabetes experience some form of nerve damage to the feet and legs.  They may feel tingling (pins and needles) sensation, numbness, leg cramps or … Read More

Wound Care Management 5 (3)

All wounds must be looked after carefully to ensure proper healing to prevent infection or scar formation.  A slow healing wound is vulnerable to get secondary infection because the wound … Read More

Claudication

Peripheral Arterial Disease 5 (2)

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) occurs when there is a cholesterol plaque on the blood vessel walls causing them to narrow resulting in reduced circulation to the upper and more commonly lower limbs.