Diabetics are prone to develop foot problems because they are often afflicted by a condition called peripheral neuropathy, this results in a loss of sensation in your feet. The serious problem that this condition can lead to is that your foot injuries can go unnoticed. It can lead to skin inflammations. Moreover, as infections take longer to heal in diabetics, they can grow deep into the tissues. In some cases, the infection gets so exacerbated that amputation is the only resort the doctors are left with.
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