LEADING CAUSE OF AMPUTATION
Nerve disease caused by type-2 diabetes is the leading cause of amputation of feet, toes, legs, hands and arms among diabetes sufferers. Collectively, the disorders which cause these amputations are called Diabetic Neuropathies.
Recovery from Foot Drop
WHAT IS FOOT DROP
Foot drop can be a temporary condition in some cases or can become permanent if therapeutic action is not implemented early. Foot drop is a general term for difficulty lifting the front part of the foot.
WHO’S AT RISK
Diabetic neuropathy is more common in people who have problems controlling their blood sugar, in people with high levels of blood fat and blood pressure, in overweight people and in those patients over the age of 40.