Archive: diabetes

Why is it called Charcot’s foot?

Charcot’s Foot is a problem that typically occurs in those with the neuropathy in diabetes mellitus and can result in deformity of the foot with the destruction of joints, affecting up to a third of those with diabetic neuropathy. It got the...

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What causes Charcots foot?

Charcots Foot is a complication that occurs in those who develop a sensory neuropathy, most commonly in diabetes. A sensory neuropathy is a disorder of the nerves in which there is an inhibition of the nerves to sense things like pain. In diabetes...

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