VIDEO: Diabetes and Amputation: Why It's Done and How to Prevent It * 2024
VIDEO: Diabetes and Amputation: Why It's Done and How to Prevent It * 2024
People living with diabetes have an increased risk of needing lower limb amputation.
Amputación

Amputation and diabetes

Diabetic foot or leg amputation is one of the complication of diabetes. Across the globe, it’s estimated that a limb is amputated every 30 seconds, and 85% of these amputations are due to a diabetic foot ulcer. Please remember that early detection helps save the foot and improve the quality life of a diabetic patient.

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Amputación

Amputations in diabetic patient

By way of reflection, it should be considered, before performing an amputation, that each surgical procedure is an added risk that we should avoid. On the other hand, as a general rule, the one that occupies the least possible time of the life that the patient has left doing medical treatments should be generated.

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Perro alerta médica
Diabetes mellitus

Perros de alerta médica y diabetes tipo 1

Para tener en cuenta… Esta información debe utilizarse con fines educativos. No debe interpretarse como consejos médicos o un diagnóstico, condición o enfermedad. Los perros pueden ser grandes amigos para los humanos, ya que se sabe que ofrecen amor incondicional, felicidad, alegría, fidelidad y compañía.  Tener perros como mascotas también ha demostrado tener varios beneficios para la salud en los

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