oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers : an often hidden problem : review
|Article Title||Diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers : an often hidden problem : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Publication Date||Spring 2014|
|Pages||23 - 26|
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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