n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - The diabetic foot : guest editorial
|Article Title||The diabetic foot : guest editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Apr 2010|
Diabetes is increasing in prevalence worldwide, and it is estimated that roughly 6% of the world population suffers from this condition. In any unit dealing with circulatory problems probably 30 - 40% of these patients are diabetic. The major reason for hospital admission relates to problems with the feet and this constitutes the commonest cause for non-traumatic amputation of the lower limb.
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