Does anybody have Charcot foot? I have encountered another malady from diabetic peripheral neuropathy called Charcot arthropathy but known as Charcot foot. What happens over a length of time is that the bones in the foot and ankle become brittle and the blood pressure in your foot causes cracks or worse breaks in the bones of the foot and ankle. I was diagnosed with this affliction and by the grace of God my attending podiatrist recognized it early enough to where I have started walking after a 2 1/2 month period of time. He told me that if the bones hadn't mended so quickly I would have been looking at about three months in a halo where they would immobilize my ankle and I would have been laid up until the bones healed properly. He said that the only thing I could do was control my blood sugar levels. It was quite an eye opener and it scared me quite a bit. I didn't let on but I was worried. All you people with neuropathy please by all means control your BSL!
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