Deep vein thrombosis usually present with pain and swelling, warmth over the affected area, and changes in the skin color, such as turning pale, red or blue. While symptoms of varicose veins
include fullness, heaviness, aching, and sometimes pain
in the legs; visible, enlarged veins; mild swelling of ankles; brown discoloration and even skin ulcers near the ankle. With diabetes, monitoring of blood glucose to ensure normal levels is highly recommended.