Diabetes and Common Foot Problems Diabetic patients, having higher level of glucose (sugar) in their blood for a long time can cause some serious health issues, including foot problems. How Can Diabetes Affect Your Feet? Diabetes can cause two major problems that can affect your feet: Diabetic neuropathy: Uncontrolled diabetes can damage your nerves system. If you have damaged nerves in your legs and feet, you might not feel heat, cold, or pain. This is called "sensory diabetic neuropathy." If you do not feel a cut...
- Page 1 of 1