A diabetic foot ulcer is the complication of diabetes mellitus occurring as a result of tissue breakdown and exposure of the layers underneath, in other words, formation of a sore. Diabetic foot ulcers generally manifest under the toes and the balls of the feet. The predominant cause of diabetic ulcers and diabetic foot are poorly controlled Diabetes and high blood sugar levels. 15 to 20% of the patients during their lifetime encounter diabetic foot ulcers leading to the risk of amputation.
Jacob’s Hospital, Ernakulam provides Diabetic Foot Care and holistic treatment with a multi-disciplinary approach for all their patients