Foot Ulcers Directory
Foot ulcers are often caused by diabetic neuropathy or vascular disease. Any common foot problems in diabetic people can lead to a serious infection, so foot care is very important. Wearing proper shoes is also crucial to preventing serious foot conditions. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how foot ulcers are caused, what the signs of a foot ulcer are, how to treat them, and much more.
Prevention and Early Intervention for Diabetes Foot Problems
Diabetic foot problems eventually lead to lower limb amputations in some high risk persons. This article, written for physicians, summarizes the relevant data.
Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetes, and Your Feet
Peripheral neuropathy caused by diabetes can be a big problem for your feet. Find out from the experts at WebMD how to prevent foot problems with proper foot care.
Medicare Coverage of Therapeutic Footwear for People with Diabetes
WebMD explains coverage under Medicare Part B for people with diabetes who may need special foot wear.
Diabetic Foot Problems
Problems with the feet and toes are a complication of diabetes. Learn about common types of diabetic foot problems and get tips on how to care for them.
Diabetes and Wounds: Caring for Foot Sores and Skin Sores
Diabetes and wounds are always a bad combination. Avoid amputation by preventing and treating skin sores. These tips can help.
Diabetes Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
WebMD describes serious symptoms to watch out for if you have diabetes.
Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions
This guide will fill you in on common skin issues tied to diabetes, how to prevent them, and how to care for yourself if you do get them.