oa Wound Healing Southern Africa - Diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers : an often hidden problem : general review

Volume 5, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1998-8885
  • E-ISSN: 2076-8893



Diabetes affects an estimated 16 million people in the USA. Just over half are aware that they have the disease. It is one of the leading causes of disease-related deaths in the USA. Diabetes and its related complications claim the lives of approximately 190 000 Americans annually. In South Africa, the situation is just as dire. Between four to six million people have diabetes.

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