Diabetes in and of itself does not mean that amputation is eminent.  Of course we hear many horror stories about people losing parts of their feet, or parts of their leg 'due to diabetes'.  There is a problem with this verbiage and therefore, the trend (rightly so) is moving towards describing someone as having lost their limb "due to complications of diabetes'. Through simple daily measures, you can avoid facing amputation by having small problems or concerns addressed quickly. 

Read here to start your daily regimen to keep your feet healthy and prevent this complication.