People with diabetes have an enormously high risk of foot problems, including neuropathy and ulcers that can lead to amputation. A foot specialist in Sugar Land can be an important member of your diabetes care team, particularly if you are showing signs of nerve damage or frequent foot infections.
Watch this video to learn about some of the treatment options for diabetic foot ulcers. By seeing a foot doctor as soon as possible if an infection develops, people with diabetes can get treatment that can often prevent the infection from spreading to the bone and necessitating amputation. Antibiotics and orthotics that remove pressure from the ulcer are two common treatments used by doctors to control the spread of the infection and control foot pain.