Foot disease in diabetes

Ekoé Jean-Marie, Benjamin A. Lipsky, David G. Armstrong

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Ulcers precede amputations and need therefore to be treated vigorously. Reducing foot pressure points, treating infected wounds with appropriate antimicrobial therapy and improving blood flow may dramatically reduce the risk of amputation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases
PublisherElsevier
Pages216-218
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780128122006
ISBN (Print)9780128121993
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Morbidity
  • Motor-neuropathy-induced
  • Pathophysiology
  • Recalcitrant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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