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Does diabetes slow down wound healing? Find out what high blood sugar can do – Health shots

Friday, 16 December, 2022

Does diabetes slow down wound healing? Find out what high blood sugar can do – Health shots

Diabetes Mellitus is a condition in which the body cannot synthesise or utilise insulin properly. As a result, the body is unable to take up glucose into its cells to use as fuel, which leads to elevated glucose levels in the bloodstream. Minor cuts, burns, sores, and ulcers, especially to the feet, are a part of daily life. Healing of wounds is a complex process that majorly depends on intact nerve function and adequate blood flow to the affected area, as well as robust immunity of the body to fight off infections.

Read more at: https://www.healthshots.com/preventive-care/self-care/understanding-the-link-between-diabetes-and-wound-healing/

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