Foot problems mostly arise when there is nerve damage caused by consistently high blood sugar levels, a process called neuropathy.
Although it can hurt, diabetic nerve damage can lessen your ability to feel pain, heat, and cold, explains the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
As a result, people with diabetes are prone to developing calluses on their feet, notes the ADA.
Calluses are areas of thick, dry skin that develop when skin is exposed to excessive pressure or friction.
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