My mother is 53 years old and she weighs 60 kg. She has fell down and tried home remedy for foot but, the foot has become worse. Now she is hospitalized. Her sugar level was 295 on the first day and now they have controlled it with insulin and today her sugar level is 180. What can we do for faster recovery? I have sent a photograph of the wound. Kindly view it and advice.
Welcome to icliniq.com. From the pictures, it is a clearly indicative of diabetic foot ulceration (attachment removed to protect patient identity).
Uncontrolled Diabetes - NeuropathyInvestigations to be done:
Pus culture and sensitivity, blood sugar levels and HbA1cTreatment plan:
Dressing for three to four weeks, drugs for 2-3 weeks and insulin until the wound heals completely.Preventive measures:
All diabetic people must check both their feet while bathing every day and if any abnormality appears, should consult the doctor immediately.Regarding follow up:
For further follow up, consult a diabetologist online.---> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/diabetologist
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