People with diabetes can develop many complications, including several foot problems. Even ordinary complaints can rapidly worsen and lead to serious complications. If this happens to the feet, it may result in deformity, disability or even amputation.
It has been established that 15% of all diabetics will develop a serious foot problem at some time or the other which can threaten the limb or the life of the individual. The average hospital stay for a patient with a diabetic foot is one month, and roughly 50% may need hospitalisation for three months or more.
SPS Diabetic foot clinic provides the routine Foot examination to check for early symptoms of neuropathy (condition where the nervs get affected), Ischemia (Reduced blood supply), deformities in foot, callus formations resulting from neuropathy and check for infection and necrosis.
SPS diabetic foot clinic have team of vascular surgeons, Micro vascular & plastic Surgeons, Endocrinologist and orthopedic Surgeons to respond emergency request for patients who have any damage to their or have developed gangrene with risk of amuputation.
Besides Specialists, our SPS Team is also supported by efficient, qualified and well-trained Diabetic Educator and Diabetic Foot Nurse to ensure consistent patient care.
If you have any of these symptoms, call your doctor immediately. Delay may result in serious health complications. However, the good news is that with regular visits to the doctor and proper foot care, most of these problems can be prevented.
Managing your diabetes and maintaining a healthy lifestyle helps keep your feet healthy. This should include: