Diabetic leg ulcers are a common problem associated with diabetes. They can result in serious problems if not dealt with properly. In the worst-case scenarios, a leg or a foot will require amputation. But death is also a risk factor associated with diabetic leg ulcers. Diabetic leg ulcers occur when a sore that is present on the skin does not heal properly and They are also commonly seen on the bottoms of the feet. A person is at a higher risk of getting a diabetic leg ulcer when they experience such symptoms as numbness, tingling and a burning sensation in the affected limb.

The reason why diabetics are at such a high risk of developing leg ulcers is because the diseases causes poor blood circulation throughout the body as a result of blood vessel damage that is caused by diabetes. Poor circulation also causes wounds to heal more slowly than…