Are you really serious, are amputations a trend or a fate? Are we looking for sympathy because we are amputated or is it we just think it will never happen to us?
If we want to start saving our feet we
Footwear is usually looked upon as one of those accessories that we need. It serves to protect our feet from harm, and depending on our activities provide shock absorption, and comfort to help us through the day. But we usually
Amputations. This is a bad word to most of us especially if you are diabetic. As there are approximately 150 amputations in Barbados annually and Barbados being labelled the “amputation centre of the world” one must be fearful.
How many times
By Simone McConnie, BSC Pod Med (UK)
Podiatrist in private practice, Barbados
As a rule we grow up knowing that when something hurts we know something is wrong. But with diabetes this is not the case. Numb feet are a