Clinic Blog

Why Diabetics Should Visit a Podiatrist Regularly

In Australia, one person is diagnosed with diabetes every five minutes. As many as 15 percent of those people with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer at some point in their lives, and 6 percent of those will be hospitalized due to a related complication or infection. Of those 6 percent, many will have a condition which worsens to the point where a toe, foot or even leg may need to be amputated.