Every 30 seconds, a lower limb amputation is carried out due to diabetes throughout the world. The mortality rate due to diabetic foot gangrene is just next to Cancer. With advancements in modern medicine, leech therapy, a traditional treatment method for chronic wounds has proven effective in relieving venous congestion. According to Ayurveda, Prameha updrava or Diabetic complications should be managed with Shodhana procedure and follow Dushtavrana Chikitsa (Vrana ropaka).
Audience Take Away Notes:
- Purpose of this paper is to learn about Diabetic Foot Ulcer
- To create the awareness regarding prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulcer by Hirudotherapy and other Ayurvedic medications