Amputation is a major complication of diabetes. Amputation is surgery to remove all or part of an arm or leg. It may be done to treat injury, disease, or infection. It may also be done to remove tumors from bones and muscles.
The best way to prevent amputation and other severe diabetes complications is to manage blood sugar.
Practice good hygiene and care of your amputated area.
Good foot care may help you prevent wounds or ulcers from becoming problematic.
Foot care tips: