Let’s face it: Diabetes IS an Epidemic. There are millions of people who suffer from Diabetes world wide. There are many complications of diabetes.
Foot Care and Diabetes go hand in hand when it comes to someone with either Type I Diabetes or Type II Diabetes. There are many complications with Diabetes including: kidneys, heart, metabolic syndrome, vision changes, and other organ damage.
It is estimated that one person dies every seven second from diabetes and things continue to get worse. Health officials reported today that an estimated 366 million persons worldwide now suffer from diabetes. The estimated numbers were released in Lisbon, Portugal during the European meeting that had associations with more than 160 countries. Almost 5 million people die each year from this chronic condition.