LENGKONG, AYOBANDUNG.COM – Uncontrollable thirst, extreme tiredness, or frequent trips to the toilet are known as common symptoms of diabetes. However, now doctors have revealed, the problem with toe nails can be diabetes serious warning.
The UK National Health Service (NHS) states, diabetics more susceptible to infection and any wounds take longer to heal. Meanwhile, the feet are the most common point of diabetes complications and signs of diabetes toe nails could mean symptoms of diabetes.
“Diabetes can reduce the blood supply to the feet and cause a loss of feeling known as peripheral neuropathy. This can mean a foot injury is not healing properly and you may not realize if your leg hurts or is injured,” the NHS statement said, as reported by The Sun, Wednesday. (24/11/2021).
Quoted Republika.co.id, diabetics are at higher risk because high blood sugar levels can weaken the immune defenses. If you have chronic paronychia, consult a GP immediately because you may have undetected diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes is often difficult to detect because the symptoms are often related to lifestyle. Fatigue, for example, is one symptom that diabetics may overlook because it is thought to be the effect of an active social life or a hectic work schedule.