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Diabetes-Related Foot Disease Explained

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Diabetes-related foot disease is globally-recognised as the primary cause of diabetes-related hospitalisations and amputation, with mortality rates comparable to those of many cancers. Education and prevention are vital to improving the quality of life in people with diabetes and to curbing high rates of avoidable amputations.

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Diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) is the name given to a condition most commonly experienced by people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. It results in an insensitive and often deformed foot. A common sign of diabetic foot is when a patient displays an unusual manner of walking.

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Ian Donaldson
08 Jul 2022
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Melissa Aspey
13 Jul 2019
good information on why diabetic foot care is very important
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