Physical activity is one of the most important components of successful treatment of diabetes mellitus, both the first and second type. It helps to improve the carbohydrate metabolism and accelerate the absorption of glucose, and thereby significantly reduce blood sugar levels. However, it is important to understand that physical exertion in diabetes can bring not only benefit but also harm if they were chosen incorrectly and without taking into account the patient’s condition, especially if it is a child.
Category Sore feet, diabetic foot
Often, diabetes mellitus is accompanied by the development of concomitant diseases caused by hyperglycemia in the body. With non-compliance with medical prescriptions, as well as in conditions of severe diabetes, ulcers can form, mainly on the legs. Diabetic or trophic ulcers are quite common.
Diabetic foot: symptoms and signs, photo, treatment of ulcers, orthopedic shoes
Diabetes very often gives complications to the legs. Lifetime problems with the legs occur in 25-35% of all diabetics. And the older the patient, the more likely they are to appear. Diseases of the feet in diabetes cause a lot of trouble to the sick and doctors. Diabetes hurts the legs - unfortunately, a simple solution to this problem does not yet exist.
Gangrene is the local death (death) of tissues in a living organism. It is dangerous because it poisons the blood with cadaveric toxins and leads to the development of deadly complications from the vital organs: kidneys, lungs, liver and heart. Gangrene in diabetes most often occurs if diabetic foot syndrome develops, and the patient does not pay the necessary attention to his treatment.