Lower levels of blood sugar in prediabetics may still be associated with deteced levels of diabetic retinopathy.
Understanding diabetic foot problems can be an important step in learning to manage your diabetes and avoid the more serious complications. Diabetic foot ulcers and the diabetic foot infection that can follow need to be treated quickly. But with nerve damage, the diabetic may not even be aware that they have a cut, sore, blister or diabetic foot ulcer, and so the infection often goes unattended. Since the circulation is also poor, the infections can become gangrene, and amputation may be neccesary. Diabetes foot problems are discussed in some depth in this article.