diabetic foot


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diabetic foot

A foot with a constellation of pathologic changes affecting the lower extremity in diabetics, often leading to amputation and/or death due to complications; the common initial lesion leading to amputation is a nonhealing skin ulcer, induced by regional pressure, pathogenically linked to sensory neuropathy, ischemia, infection
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Like elsewhere in the World, amputation of lower limbs due to diabetes is the leading cause of disability in Pakistan where according to an estimate, three to four hundred thousand people are annually losing their feet and legs because of 'diabetic foot ulcers', which is a serious but preventable cause of lower limb amputations.
In Pakistan prevalence of this devastating disease is 6.8%.1 Diabetic foot is defined as a foot affected by ulceration that is associated with neuropathy and/or peripheral arterial disease of the lower limb in a patient with diabetes.
KARACHI -- National and international experts on Sunday recommended the federal and provincial governments to establish diabetic foot clinics throughout the country and ensure provision of customised footwear for every person with diabetes in Pakistan on subsidized rates to reduce lower-limb amputations due to diabetic foot ulcers.
KARACHI -- National and International experts recommended to the federal and provincial governments to establish diabetic foot clinics throughout the country and ensure provision of customized footwear for every person with diabetes in Pakistan on subsidized rates to reduce lower-limb amputations due to diabetic foot ulcers.
KARACHI -- Like elsewhere in the world, amputation of lower limbs due to diabetes is the leading cause of disability in Pakistan where according to an estimate, three to four hundred thousand people are annually losing their feet and legs because of 'diabetic foot ulcers', which is a serious but preventable cause of lower limb amputations, experts said on Saturday.
Summary: Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Pressure Ulcers are types of chronic wounds, affecting millions of people around the world.
[UKPRwire, Wed Jun 12 2019] Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Pressure Ulcers are types of chronic wounds, affecting millions of people around the world.
In a new study, experts say that the high burden of diabetic foot ulcer accounted for about a quarter of diabetes-related hospital admissions in Nigeria.
[5] Studies show that severity of diabetic foot ulcer is the strongest significant risk factor of amputation for diabetes patients.
M2 PHARMA-February 4, 2019-StimLabs enrols first diabetic patient under clinical trial of Revita for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs)
Global Banking News-February 4, 2019-StimLabs enrols first diabetic patient under clinical trial of Revita for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs)
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 4, 2019-StimLabs enrols first diabetic patient under clinical trial of Revita for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs)