What is the relevance of the Prayer sign in diabetes?

The prayer sign that occurs in diabetes is when you place the palms of the hands together and that can not be flat and there is a slightly flexed deformity of the fingers. The Prayer Sign used to be more common in the past when diabetes was less...

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What do diabetic socks do?

They don’t actually do a lot, they are largely a marketing gimmick. Those with diabetes that is poorly controlled diabetes tend to over the longer term develop complications in the foot related to poorer circulation and damage to the nerves...

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Why is diabetic foot care important?

The foot in those with diabetes is at a high risk of complications developing so they need to take good care of their feet. There are a number of things that diabetes, especially if it is poorly controlled, can do to the feet. The damage that gets...

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