oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - News
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Nov 2005|
|Pages||70 - 72|
Extracted from text ... NEWS ? NEWS ? NEWS ? NEWS ? NEWS ? NEWS World Diabetes Day 2005 - diabetes and foot care World Diabetes Day 2005 - which takes place on 14 November - has as its theme diabetes and foot care, under the slogan 'Put feet first: Prevent amputations'. The last in the series of themes on diabetes complications that began in 2001, complications of the foot are also among the most serious and most costly complications of diabetes. Between 40% and 70% of all lower extremity amputations are related to diabetes, and the incidence of lower leg amputation among ..
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