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Anaerobic

relating to, involving, or requiring an absence of free oxygen.
relating to or denoting exercise that does not improve or is not intended to improve the efficiency of the body's cardiovascular system in absorbing and transporting oxygen.

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Calcaneal

relating to the heel
relating to the calcaneus

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Erythema

superficial reddening of the skin, usually in patches, as a result of injury or irritation causing dilatation of the blood capillaries.

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Malleolus

a bony projection with a shape likened to a hammer head, especially each of those on either side of the ankle.

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Peripheral diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes. High blood sugar can injure nerve fibers throughout your body, but diabetic neuropathy most often damages nerves in your legs and feet.

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Trophic

of or relating to feeding and nutrition.
(of a hormone or its effect) stimulating the activity of another endocrine gland.

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Type 1 diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus type 1 (also known as type 1 diabetes, or T1D; formerly insulin-dependent diabetes or juvenile diabetes) is a form of diabetes mellitus that results from the autoimmune destruction of the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas.

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Ulceration

A lesion that is eroding away the skin or mucous membrane. Ulcers can have various causes, depending on their location. Ulcers on the skin are usually due to irritation, as in the case of bedsores, and may become inflamed and/or infected as they grow.

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Vascular

Relating to, affecting, or consisting of a vessel or vessels, especially those that carry blood.
"vascular disease"

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Aerobic

relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen.
relating to or denoting exercise that improves or is intended to improve the efficiency of the body's cardiovascular system in absorbing and transporting oxygen.

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