People with diabetes tend to be at greater risk of infection and therefore require special monitoring and care. That’s because of their impaired vascular circulation. It therefore becomes harder to fight off infections such as ear, nose, and throat infections. Diabetes sufferers often present with all sorts of other infections, such as yeast infections, influenza, pneumonia, and foot infections.
Brooklyn-based Haym Salomon Home for Nursing & Rehabilitation’s teams of nurses and doctors are on hand 24/7 to offer top quality diabetic care and advice. We provide diabetes care, podiatry and foot care, tailored nutrition programs, restorative therapies as well as kidney failure treatment. We maintain the highest standards of hygiene and do everything possible to reduce the risk of infection.
Good diabetes care is crucial to minimize the risk of infection and fight off infections when they occur. What follows is a general outline for information purposes only. If you or a loved one has diabetes, be sure to get personally relevant advice and information from your doctor.
Let’s take a look at some frequently asked questions about diabetes and the risk of infection.