Diabetic foot is, by definition, a risk foot. This is because diabetes causes alterations in the vascular system and peripheral nerves. This causes the foot
Diabetic is more susceptible to infections, because any wound will heal slowly due to poor vascularization, and will not cause damage due to the involvement of
nerves, can cause ulcers and amputations. Like diabetes, there are other diseases that affect the vascularization of the foot. These are: arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis,
venous insufficiency, arterial insufficiency, acute or chronic, compartmental syndrome, etc. These feet also receive the qualification of foot of risk, since any callus or wound
They are susceptible to complications.
In the DyN Podiatric Clinic we have a team that is widely prepared in the treatment of diabetic foot, and we recommend visiting at least 3 times a year,
although there is no apparent problem.
You can visit free of charge 3 times a year in our clinics, thanks to the agreement with CatSalut and Social Security to allow
diabetic patients to access the podiatrist with ease. For this reason, it is enough to consult your family doctor or nurse, who will authorize your visit to our center.
Do not hesitate, prevention never goes away.