Wednesday, June 18, 2014

As diabetes rates soar so does foot pain

Admittance to the hospital for Diabetes foot pain is on the upswing according to statistics for the World Health Organization, the worldwide diabetic crisis is on the upswing and it causing deep lower limb pains to many people. There has been a sharp increase in the numbers amputations (removal of the leg or feet).  Diabetes foot pain is a serious warning that should not be ignored; prompt action is the best remedy as the nerves are often difficult to repair.



The damage to the nerves


We must emphasis that the nerve damage as a result of high blood sugar is often not repairable. Numbness, sharp pains and cramps are all signs of possible nerve damage, there have been an increase in amputations (the removal of the feet or legs) due to the worldwide increase in diabetic high blood sugar.


The biggest surprise according to the study is that an Amazing 25% was not aware they were diabetic


Not knowing you have high blood sugar causes prolonged damage to the organs and the limbs, high blood sugar is a sneak illness which slowly but powerfully takes over the body.  Diabetes leg pain is a sign of nerve damage but many are not addressing the nerve damage until it is too late.


1 in 4 does not know it, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

That figure, based on 2012 data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

The doctor reiterated what we have been saying on this site for 5 years, immediate action is mandatory to save your limbs.

"Diabetes is costly in both human and economic terms. It's urgent that we take swift action to effectively treat and prevent this serious disease," Dr. Albright said.


There are no drugs which can repair nerve damage; some people may need surgery to stop the spread of gangrene in the limb, and this is a very serious condition.



European diet saving the feet

There is some good news, there is a diet that has been reversing diabetes foot pain, the painful feet gets help and are reversed without surgery.  It is a specialized diabetic foot diet which is used in Europe and is now used in 10 countries to stop the painful condition.  













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