If You Are Diabetic Read Everything Below:
Diabetes is on the rise in the USA and needs to be closely monitored. As your blood sugars begin to rise from most commonly a genetic link running in the family, improper eating, lack of exercise with weight gain this causes the pancreas to over work and finally need some assistance with medications to control the blood sugars.
The Most Common Ulcerations are:
Ischemic (arterial) ulcerations due to poor circulation causing thinning of the skin and a painful white or light pink superficial ulceraton. These are most commonly located near pressure point areas. Most patients will require a bypass or stent in the affected limb to help increase the blood flow to the area. Ischemic ulcerations can also lead to black toes called wet or dry gangrene and will require amputation.