Varicose Vein Treatment for Diabetes

Among all the diseases and comorbids diabetes is one that is a silent killer. If you are suffering from diabetes or hypertension then it is very likely that varicose veins get accompanied to it. It is very important to seek the treatment of varicose veins because they can be fatal and become life threatening. The clots that are formed after varicose veins can spread into the various parts of the body and block the arteries. It is important to seek a Varicose Veins Treatment in Dubai especially if you are diabetic. 

What are Varicose Veins? 

Varicose veins are the clustered formation of capillaries and veins present underneath the skin. So this is basically because when these veins become congested and the blood in them gets clotted in the particular area. 

It is very common in diabetic patients and those who have extended hours of sitting or standing.

Another common cause of Varicose veins is in pregnant females and those who are obese.  it is also believed that prolonged immobility or patients who are bed ridden are also prone to Varicose veins. 

People Commonly Affected by Varicose Veins:

  •  Pregnant females
  •  Bedridden patients
  •  Overweight and obese candidates
  •  People living in high altitudes with extremely cold weather

Treatment Options for Varicose Veins:

No wonder as per the medical advancement there are a lot of treatments available for Varicose veins. 

Nonetheless, not all of them are suitable for everyone. The rate of effectiveness also depends upon the age of the patient, the comorbids such as diabetes hypertension or hyperthyroid etc. 

Ideally following are the treatments that are said to be highly effective for varicose veins: 

  • Compression stockings
  • Salt water sitz bath
  • Corticosteroids based ointments and gels 
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Laser therapies

Management of Varicose Veins in Diabetic Patients:

History:  

The treatment of Varicose veins is slightly different in patients with diabetes because they have a impaired wound healing mechanism which is formerly delayed and takes a lot of time. 

The physician will first note down all the history about the diabetic patient including the basics of their lifestyle. 

Investigations:

Certain investigations will be done through tests and scanning. As far as the case of Varicose veins is concerned, Doppler is done that can analyze the condition of the capillaries and the veins. 

Treatment: 

Varicose veins treatment in Dubai for diabetic patients is normally done by the following methods starting from the least invasive: 

Compression Stockings:

If the intensity of the varicose veins are less and are not prone to much damage then the patient will be given compression stockings to use in the first few days. 

after the follow up the patient will be monitored whether compression stockings had any benefit to the patient or not.

Foam Sclerotherapy:

Sclerotherapy therapy is a procedure in which a chemical is inserted directly through needles directly into the veins. This chemical is said to spread into the veins, decongesting and de-clustering them to promote a regular blood flow. 

Laser Treatment:

Among all the treatments the laser treatment is said to be the most effective and successfully running treatment for varicose veins. 

Irrespective of the comorbid it can be suitable for every patient. Laser treatments involve using a laser emitted device which is brushed over the surface of the exposed veins. 

Post Treatment Care Instructions:

 Avoid walking or prolonged sitting after the treatment and refrain from going into the sun if you have taken a laser therapy for the Treatment of Varicose veins in Dubai.

Preventive Measures for Varicose Veins: 

After the treatment for varicose veins it is very important to 

  • Keep mobility maintained. 
  • seek the treatment for laser if recommended by the physician
  • Use compression stockings regularly
  •  Report if you have experienced any pain in your feet irrespective of trauma.
  •  never miss any follow up after the treatment of varicose veins

Why are Diabetic Patients More Prone to Varicose Veins? 

The reason why diabetic patients are very prone to varicose veins is because the rate of inflammation in diabetic patients is fairly greater than any other.

Minor wounds diabetic patients can lead to internal bleeding and this can in turn cause the formation of blood clots. 

Moreover, Varicose veins are also common in diabetic patients because the rate of clustering of the capillaries and veins is higher due to increased blood glucose level.  

 The Final Verdict!

Being a diabetic patient it is very important that you should get your Varicose Veins Treatment in Dubai & Abu Dhabi as soon as possible. It can trigger other diseases and problems that may lead to immobility in future. Follow all the instructions and the treatments recommended by your physician. Book  your appointment in the Dynamic Clinic for the treatment of varicose veins and avail a free consultation for the month.