Apr 22, 2024, 02:45 PM IST

10 signs of diabetes that appear on feet, legs

Sonali Sharma

Numbness in legs and feet can be sign of diabetes which is attributed to nerve damage induced by high sugar levels.

Slower wound healing process specially on legs and feet can be a sign of heightened blood sugar levels.

Skin rashes can be a symptom of insulin shortage

Muscle weakness in the legs and feet can uncontrolled sugar levels.

Foot ulcers are common symptom in men. This can crop upon feet due to poor circulation and nerve damage.

Pain and discomfort in legs and feet is an indication that your blood sugar levels

Heated legs or sudden change in temperature is another symptom of high blood sugar levels

A tingling sensation is a sign of diabetes that occurs due to damage to the nerves caused by prolonged high blood sugar levels.

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is circulatory disorder common in individuals with diabetes, charasterised by narrowed arteries that restrict blood flow to the limbs particularly the legs and feet.

Prolonged diabetes can lead to various foot deformities, such as hammertoes, bunions and claw toes.

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