oa South African Family Practice - Diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers : an often hidden problem : review article
|Article Title||Diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers : an often hidden problem : review article|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Author||Bronwyn Green and Andy Zoepke|
|Publication Date||Nov 2013|
|Pages||515 - 518|
Diabetes affects an estimated 16 million people in the United States and only just over half of whom are aware they have the disease. It is one of the leading causes of disease-related deaths in the U.S. Diabetes and its related complications claim the lives of approximately 190,000 Americans annually. In South Africa the situation is just as dire with between 4 - 6 million people having Diabetes.
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