November 13, 2012 at 00:00
The diabetic skin is more sensitive, very dry and cleaved. Even minor injuries can lead to serious complications, in extreme cases when faced with amputation.
The diabetic skin is more sensitive, very dry and cleaved.
At the same time it is much more subjected to skin diseases (yeast, fungi,
bacteria) than healthy skin. Even the wounds are heavier. That's why
Regular and thorough care of the skin and possible diseases
skin to start as soon as possible. Dr.Max experts recommend to
must adhere to several basic rules.
Good skin care
- It is recommended to use it pH-resistant soapwhat
The skin is not irritating and does not dry.
- Give priority Before bathing in the shower.
- After washing, the skin is always important Carefully
dried Particular attention should be paid
skin folds areas.
- to premature skin and other care for her
is a special cosmetic for diabetic patients. This is the right choice
it is possible to consult a pharmacy.
- It causes injury, the wound should be washed clean
water and cover with unsweetened sterile sauce.
- Disinfect wounds It is not proper to use the dosage forms
contains iodine, peroxide or alcohol – may irritate the skin.
"Diabetic foot" manifestations are the most common complications
diabetes In 75% of cases they can be avoided.
- If that happens change in skin color, peeling, formation
compactor or cracks, it is necessary to visit immediately
Proper foot care
- Legs should be thoroughly checked daily, thoroughly washed
and dry Greater attention should be paid to areas
between your fingers.
- Also, the legs should be treated fat or
moisturizing creams. The most suitable is to use special cosmetics
- Rigid skin Removed with pumice and nails
always turn straight.
- It is not advisable to go barefoot maybe
injuries with sharp objects.
- very much Shoe protection is important.
Before each lizard, you have to check whether the shoes have no stones,
narrowed the liner or socks.
- It is essential to choose the right shoe. She must be strong
soft pad and it should not be printed anywhere. Ideal shoes without shoes
internal sutures, breathable material with heel height up to 2 cm.
Some diabetic shoes have pharmacies and
medical supplies stores.
- It is always important to wear socks. And even if
when it comes to open shoes.
- Too long leg baths are not recommended. also
When using different electrical equipment, caution should be exercised
heating pads. There is a high risk of possible burns.
- Measures should be considered every visit
Did you know that
In Slovakia, an average of over 22,000 young people will be added annually
diabetics. At the end of last year we register more than in our country
350 000 patients with the care of these diseases.
Interesting or rather disturbing is the discovery of International Diabetics
Federation (International Diabetes Federation), according to which almost 25% of people
With diabetes in Slovakia, he does not know that he suffers from these diseases.
Prevention as an effective remedy
An effective way to cope with the uncertainty of unusual events
diabetes evenings, early diagnosis and prevention. This is also an object
the third professional campaign aimed at this civilization
After successful campaigns in 2016 and 2017, they joined
in cooperation with Dr.Max's pharmacy, 33 000 people visit
Slovak diabetes community with another educational campaign.
According to preventive action under the name "Keep your sugar under
control ", which is was held from 12 to 16 November
2018, a symbolic week when we remember the World Day
Diabetes (November 14th) of interest pharmacies
Dr.Max let glucose measure and follow the results
Consult a trained pharmacy worker.
"The measurement takes only a few minutes. Ideal to get in the morning
fasting, t. j at least 8 hours after the last meal. If we determine the level
It is advisable not to take blood sugar during the day for at least 2 hours before the measurement.
We take a small amount of blood from the finger and immediately report the result "
said Jana Varsová, a specialist in the Dr.Max campaign.
List of pharmacies lasting from 12 to 16 November
expert campaign related to specialized measurement and counseling
on the page www.drmax.sk/book.