Diabetic skin is more sensitive, very dry and crack. Even minor injuries can lead to severe complications, in extreme cases to the perception of the wood.
Diabetic skin is more sensitive, very dry and crack.
At the same time, there are many more likely skin diseases (yeast, fungus,
bacterial) than a healthy person's skin. Wounds are even heavier. That is why
skin care needs to be regularly and thoroughly and possible to illness
Skin to start as soon as possible. Experts from Dr.Max recommend in
be careful to observe a number of basic rules.
Good skin care
- I'm advised to use it neutral soap pH, which
the skin does not inflammate and it does not dry.
- Give priority shower before washing.
- After washing, the skin is always important carefully
dry. Special attention must be paid in particular
areas of skin bending.
- ar have a professional skin and another care for her
there is a special cosmetics for diabetics. Here's the right choice
It is possible to consult in a pharmacy.
- If injury occurs, wash the wound is clean
water and covered with unfavorable dressing unwanted.
- Disinfection of wounds it is not appropriate to use the forms
which contains iodine, peroxide or alcohol – can interfere with the skin.
The manifestation of "diabetic foot" is the most common complications
diabetes In 75% of cases, they can be avoided.
- If it happens change the color of the skin, its blink, the formation
hood or stairs, there is a need to visit delays
Very contemporary care
- Thorough legs should be checked daily, thoroughly washed
and dry. More attention should be given to areas
between your fingers.
- The legs should also be treated fatty or
wetting cream The most suitable is to use special cosmetics for
- Hard skin is pulled with pumpkin and nails
always breaks straight.
- It is not wise to go because of the possibility
sharp objects injuries.
- okay Protecting shoes is important.
Before each gourd, you need to check if there are stones in the shoe,
lining or sock.
- The choice of appropriate shoes is essential. She should be stiff
lonely, soft pad and should not print anywhere. Ideal shoes without shoes
internal veins, respiratory material with soap height up to 2 cm.
There are special shoes for diabetics available in some pharmacies and
in medical supplies stores.
- It is always important to wear socks. And even if,
when it comes to open shoes.
- Bad baths are not recommended too hot. also
Warning is needed when using a variety of electrical appliances
heating pads There is a great risk of potential burn.
- Steps should be looked at every visit
Did you know that
In Slovakia, an average of more than 22,000 new ones will be added annually
diabetes. At the end of last year, we register more than in our country
350,000 patients with this disease are in the care of doctors.
Discovering the International Diabetics is interesting or scary
federation (International Diabetes Federation), according to which almost 25% of people
with diabetes in Slovakia do not know he is suffering from these diseases.
Prevention as an effective tool
An effective way of dealing with the illegal fact of ignorance of an incident
Diabetes are equal, have an early diagnosis and prevention. This is also the subject
in the order of a third professional campaign aimed at this civilization
After successful campaigns in 2016 and 2017, he joined them
Almost 33,000 people come to Dr.Max's pharmacy in association with
Slovakia diabetic society with another educational campaign.
Under known preventative steps "Keep your sugar under
manage ", namely which took place between 12 and 16 November
2018, symbolically the week when we remember World Day
Diabetes (November 14), who is interested in it pharmacies
Dr.Max let the glucose measure measure and follow the results
consult with trained and professional staff from the pharmacy.
"The measure takes only a few minutes. It's ideal to go in the morning
accelerate, t. j. at least 8 hours after the last meal. If we decide the level
of blood sugar during the day, it is prudent not to be at least 2 hours before the measurement.
We take a little blood out of the finger and report the result immediately, "
says Jana Varsová, an expert in Dr.Max's campaign.
A list of pharmacies where the week runs between 12 and 16 November
Specialist measurement and counseling specialist campaign
on the page www.drmax.sk/lekarne.