Neuropathy and Frostbite: a Dangerous Combination

#HerndonVA I’m Doctor Stanley Idiculla, and today I would like to speak to residents of Herndon who suffer from diabetes and neuropathy about why it’s important to avoid frostbite.

Neuropathy, a condition often experienced by those with diabetes, affects the body’s ability to feel, and therefore, hot and cold often cannot be discerned. A person with neuropathy is more prone to obtain frostbite, since they cannot feel when frosty air is negatively affecting their skin. This puts the individual at risk for an amputation.

If you are one of the many Americans that struggles with neuropathy, I invite you to visit me, Doctor Idiculla, at my office here in Herndon.

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