Loan Nguyen #399 | Bonus: Treating Diabetes One Foot at a Time

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For a person with diabetes, every footstep is meaningful – and potentially dangerous. That’s the warning from a podiatric surgeon, at Advocate Christ Medical Center, who says diabetes affects both blood circulation and nerves. A simple sore or ulcer that develops on the foot of a diabetic patient who has lost sensation due to nerve destruction can become “more deadly than breast cancer, prostate cancer and lymphoma combined.”