Life-accelerating Technology:
The World's First 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg Provider.

Diabetes is one of the major reasons why people undergo amputations. Do you know why?

It causes nervous system issues, skin ulcers, loss of sensation in the foot, and so much more. The disease often leads to the development of dead tissue or gangrene leading to loss of limb. Once you go through an amputation due to diabetes, there are high chances that you might need to take extra care of your wounds and prevent re-surgery.

Now let’s talk about what really happens when you are diabetic – 

  1. Your blood circulation is hampered – Many people who suffer with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes face this issue. They are often prescribed blood thinner medications to reduce the chances of stroke, embolism, and a paused circulation in your extremities. If you are not following your medication schedule properly, you may develop ulcers in your peripheral limbs.
  1. Rapid fall in Immunity – With DIabetes comes the inevitable effect to your blood plasma, your little fighter cells also known as WBC’s start depleting. This leads to you being more susceptible to infections and viruses. They also take a longer time to heal. For eg; you may develop an infectious gangrene that may lead to limb loss. To prevent that, make sure you clean and examine your extremities, follow up on immunity supplements, and consult your doctor.
  1. Numbness in the foot – This disease has a tendency to affect our nerve circuit tremendously. In a lot of cases, they feel a loss of sensation in their feet and hands. This may lead to undiagnosed foot problems, ulcers, lesions etc. Please do a regular check up of your foot. 
  1. Smoking and Alcohol increase the risk – While diabetes comes with its fair share of issues, including smoking and alcoholic drinks to your routine will speed the damage rate in your body. You may develop infections at a faster rate, with little to no time left for proper treatment. 

Are you an Amputee? Do check our top 10 ways to lead a healthy lifestyle especially combined for people who suffered limb loss.
Moreover, If you’re looking for a new device, interested in getting multiple offers, or any other queries accordingly. This is the time to reach out to us and try a test socket free of cost. Step it up with InstalimbContact us today!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Consent to display content from Youtube
Consent to display content from Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from Google
Consent to display content from Spotify
Sound Cloud
Consent to display content from Sound