At first, you have to be thinking: what does a foot and ankle medical practice have to do with diabetes?
The two couldn’t seem farther apart.
But if you’re a diabetic, have a family member who is, or know someone else with diabetes, the connection’s obvious.
Diabetics often suffer from a nerve disorder called “small fiber neuropathy.” This condition causes tingling, numbness, and pain in diabetic’s feet.
So there’s the connection.
The Hyperion SmartSKAN Allows Us to Detect Diabetic Neuropathy Early On
Once nerve damage affects any of your peripheral areas – arms, hands, legs, or feet, it’s called “Diabetic Neuropathy.” And for diabetics, it’s a common condition, even when they do a good job of controlling their blood sugar. Some statistics say this condition affects up to 50% of all diabetics.
SmartSKAN allows us to do a precise measurement of the damage done to your small autonomic nerve fibers. SmartSKAN can find this damage early on in the process, before you even have a strong awareness of what’s going on.
So, this allows you to seek treatment, which is almost always most effective when you first discover this condition. And you can prevent a certain extent of long-term damage too.
Benefits of SmartSKAN You’ll Love
For starters, getting scanned by SmartSKAN is no big deal at all. There’s no pain or discomfort. You don’t have a long visit to the doctor’s office. It takes just 2 minutes to do the entire scan. In fact, it’s the fastest way to detect diabetic neuropathy out of all the different methods you could possibly try.
It’s non-invasive, and simple for our specialists to operate. To you, that means there’s very little chance of error. That also means an accurate diagnosis and plan of action you can take to reduce the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy.
So if you’re diabetic, or if you’ve noticed strange feelings like these happening in your extremities, consider getting a SmartSKAN today.
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