If the patient has a non healing sore or ulcer on their feet or legs you should see your doctor. These types of sores can be easily evaluated with an office visit provided the patient does not have a fever and their blood sugar levels are under control. If the person can not keep food, water or medication down this may be a sign of ketoacidosis or other complications. If the person has not taken their latest medications do not administer them without taking to a medical professional. If the person already has low blood sugar taking medication may push them to dangerously low levels. Diabetic nerve damage can cause a person to no longer feel pain, which can allow cuts, sores, and blisters to go unnoticed and develop into serious infections. Diabetes also reduces blood flow to certain areas of the body, particularly the legs. Foot injuries can take longer to heal because of reduced blood flow. If not noticed or properly cared for, these infections can necessitate amputation. People with diabetes should add a foot care specialist to their health care team to ensure they are properly caring for their feet. Watch this video for more information on diabetic foot health. Foot worship can also be associated with foot fetish. Here items of the feet like socks, shoes, toenail rings and others become objects of scared interest. These items cause the individual to venerate and worship the objects. The objects in this case will take the place of an actual person’s presence and the foot worship can take place at anytime that it is desired. There are many manufacturers that claimed that their detoxification patches work. The most important thing when buying them is to look at the constituents of the ingredients. Using ingredients blended from herbs and plants have been a popular method to cure illnesses practiced by oriental physician. Loss of sensation in itself is something diabetics can deal with, as long as they can see their feet The problem comes when a diabetic does not feel a broken bone or notice an infection after a cut or a scrape. Clogged capillaries cannot carry immune cells to clear out infection, and gangrene can set in. Treating gangrene without surgery is not impossible, but it is very difficult. Because the feet are so far away from the heart, it can be difficult for blood to adequately circulate all the way to the feet. For this reason, the feet are often one of the first body parts to experience sensation loss. Cholesterol, particularly LDL cholesterol, is a fat like substance that builds up in your arteries. If your cholesterol levels are too high it causes your arteries narrow. This can lead to heart disease or a heart attack. People with diabetes should try to keep their cholesterol less than 100. Have your doctor check your cholesterol, and if it is too high talk with him or her about how to reach your cholesterol goal. Did You Know? Itchy feet may indicate that you have developed an allergy to some specific foods. So, undergoing food allergy test and then modifying the diet may help to resolve the issue. Winter come and rings the message of buying peanuts that would be cracked beside the fireplace. The brightness of the winter sun reflecting off of snow and ice can lead to damage, spots, and skin cancer just as easily as in the heat of summer. Mix 2 table spoons of gingerly oil or any vegetable oil with a little water and rub to form an emulsion. Apply on dry skin, soak and then bathe. If you have the luxury of a bath tub, add a cup of milk to your bath water, an essential oil like lavender and then soak for awhile. Neuropathy (nerve pain) presents itself as tingling and burning pain in your feet and hands, this indicates nerve damage. If left untreated it will lead to scaly dry skin with repeated foot infections and eventually gangrene which might require amputation. A simple monofilament/vibration test done by your doctor/podiatrist will help check for decreased sensation in your feet and detect neuropathy early. Insist that your doctor examines your feet at every visitWearing protective foot care will go a long way in saving the diabetic foot and taking care of it. Much of the reason for these complications stems from the lack of certain nutrients that are lacking in the diabetic diet.