Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Current Trends In Management

E Igbinovia
2009 Benin Journal of Postgraduate Medicine  
The Diabetic foot is the commonest complication of Diabetes and is a leading cause of hospitalization and prolonged in -patient treatment. Diabetic foot ulcer is far and away the most frequent indication for non traumatic lower limb amputations. Appropriate preventive measures as well as patient education will markedly reduce ulcer formation and the frequency of amputations in addition to cutting down on healthcare costs.
doi:10.4314/bjpm.v11i1.48837 fatcat:rmnudynqsbhdhiowcn7erjq3iu