Blood pressure drugs could DOUBLE the risk of leg amputation in patients with type 2 diabetes

Diabetics who take medication to lower their blood pressure could be more than twice as likely to have their leg amputated.

Patients taking diuretics, also known as ‘water pills’, have an increased risk of various problems with their feet and legs, a study has revealed.

People with diabetes already suffer more serious foot and lower leg conditions because the condition causes nerve damage and reduces circulation.

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