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Diabetic Foot Infection: What You Should Know
What is a diabetic foot infection
It is an infection in the skin, muscles, or bones of the foot in people who have diabetes.
What causes it?
Over time, high blood sugar levels cause changes to the skin, nerves, and blood vessels in the feet. If you have damaged nerves, you may lose feeling in your feet and you won't be able to feel small cuts, scrapes, blisters, or even pressure…