How to Avoid Foot Amputation

I have spent time in the past 4 weeks helping diabetic patients at all levels of care.  Many diabetic patients come into the office with questions about how to avoid being the other types of patients I have seen, those with ulcer or amputation.  We have all heard the stories of diabetics with an infection and needing an amputation.  My goal as a physician would be to prevent this situation.  One of my friends from Podiatry School has published a one page handout to help diabetics prevent sores, which prevent ulcers and in turn will prevent amputations.

 

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