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  1. A good year for feet

    President's editorial ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Pierre Lefèbvre

  2. Keeping people's feet perfect

    Guest editor's editorial ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Karel Bakker

  3. The diabetic foot: epidemiology, risk factors and the status of care

    The development of foot problems is not an inevitable consequence of having diabetes. Indeed, most foot lesions are preventable. However, recent statistics are somewhat depressing: approximately a quarter of all people with diabetes worldwide at some point ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Boulton Andrew

  4. Counting the costs of the diabetic foot

    Diabetes is a chronic condition that requires a life-long commitment of resources to the prevention and treatment of complications. The condition affects an increasing number of people all around the world, putting them at risk for foot ulcers and amputati ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Ragnarson Tennvall Gunnel Apelqvist Jan

  5. The psycho-social impact of diabetes foot damage

    Over half of all lower-extremity amputations are related to diabetes. Indeed, foot ulceration is an increasing problem worldwide and there is little evidence of a reduction in the numbers of foot ulcers and amputations in people with diabetes. ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Vileikyte Loretta

  6. Religion, politics and the diabetic foot in Senegal

    Sixty seven-year-old Venerable Karamogo is the spiritual and community leader of a village in the South of Senegal. About nine years after Karamogo was diagnosed with diabetes, a chronic infection developed in his left leg. The surgeons recommended amputat ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Ndour Mbaye Maïmouna

  7. Diabetes foot damage in developing countries: the urgent need for education

    Figures released by the International Diabetes Federation suggest that worldwide in 2003 there were almost 200 million people with diabetes – a global prevalence of 5.1%. The report predicted that over the coming decade, the greatest increases in the numbe ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Stephan Morbach Abbas Zulfiqarali G

  8. Understanding the development of diabetic foot complications

    Foot complications are the leading cause of hospitalization in people with diabetes. Losing a limb is one of the most dreaded complications of the condition – with reason: compared to those without the condition, people with diabetes have a 15-fold increas ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Urbancic-Rovan Vilma

  9. Cause for concern: the pathology of the non-ulcerative foot

    Those people with diabetes who are aware of the threat that is posed by diabetes foot complications are right to be terrified by the worst-case scenario: the loss by amputation of one of their feet or legs. People with diabetes are at risk of developing a ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Clarke Andrew

  10. Screening for the diabetic foot: how and why

    Given the dimensions of the current global diabetes pandemic, the number of people who are at risk of developing a diabetes-related foot complication is enormous – and growing. Everybody with the condition is at risk, irrespective of the type or severity o ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Peters Edgar

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