How much do you know about diabetes? To understand this full-body illness, first you need to know about a small but critical gland in the torso called the pancreas. Your pancreas is part of your endocrine system, the body parts that generate hormones.
More than 20 million American men and women have diabetes, a chronic illness with a wide range of complications and side effects, many of which negatively impact foot health.
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, complications of your illness that negatively affect the health of your feet, ankles, and lower legs are real possibilities.