Diabetes has many effects on the feet, and it is extremely important that any patient with diabetes seeks podiatric care. Approximately 1 in 3 diabetics have peripheral nerve disease that risks lower leg amputations. Diabetes is the leading medical cause of lower limb amputations worldwide.
At VG Advantage, we are committed to helping you put your best foot forward against diabetes by taking adequate and specialized care of your feet through regular assessment with advanced digital foot assessment equipment. Foot care starts with identifying, protection and preventing future disease. Identifying which foot is at an increased risk is vital. At ADVANTAGE a bioesthesiometer and ankle brachial index Doppler will be performed at your initial visit and any future risks with regards peripheral nerve disease or arterial disease will be diagnosed and treated accordingly with the aim to prevent any harm to the feet.