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Feet: The Big Picture

Having diabetes doubles the risk for foot disease. About 30 percent of people with diabetes over 40 years old develop medical issues involving their feet. The damaged nerves and below average blood circulation that often accompany diabetes can ensure that even minor cuts, scrapes, or bruises on feet can become major without action. Chronically elevated glucose levels in your bloodstream can damage the nervous system, negatively affecting not only