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Is compression stockings necessary for a diabetic patient?

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should diabetics wear compression stockings ??
Posted Tue, 19 Aug 2014 in Diabetes
 
 
Answered by Dr. M. Vamsi Krishna 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Diabetics having peripheral vascular diseasase

Detailed Answer:
Dear madam i can understand your concern
compression stockings are for people who are having venous insufficiency and varicose veins
most of diabetic will have peripheral vascular disease so before wearing compression stockings its advisable to check for peripheral vascular disease.
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Dr XXXXXXX XXXXXXX
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