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Type 2 diabetes: Having this problem with your feet could mean you’re at risk

Type 2 diabetes: Having this problem with your feet could mean you’re at risk 1

What is peripheral vascular disease?

Medical News Today said: “Type 2 diabetes leads to changes in the blood vessels, including arteries.

“In peripheral vascular disease, fatty deposits block vessels beyond the brain and heart.

“It tends to affect blood vessels leading to and from the extremities, such as the hands and feet, reducing blood flow to both.

“Reduced blood flow can lead to pain, infection and wounds that heal slowly.”

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