Diabetes that isn’t well managed can lead to slower healing.

These slow-to-heal wounds can lead to infections.

Foot issues like calluses are common in people with diabetes.

While calluses may not seem worrisome, if left untrimmed they can turn into ulcers or open sores.

Diabetes raises the risk of Charcot joint, causing progressive joint degeneration, bone loss, and deformity.

Because of nerve damage, people with diabetes may not immediately notice that there are problems with their feet.

Over time, people with diabetic neuropathy can develop foot problems that can’t be healed, which can lead to amputations.