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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2/2015

Open Access 01-12-2015 | Oral Presentation

Is there a relationship between screening for diabetes related foot complications and limb amputation?

Auteurs: Ainslie Davies, Peter Lazzarini, Bishnu Sharma, Lloyd Reed

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research | bijlage 2/2015

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Excerpt

From the conservative estimates of registrants with the National Diabetes Supply Scheme, we will be soon passing 1.1 Million Australians affected by all types of diabetes. The diabetes complications of foot ulceration and amputation are costly to all. These costs can be reduced with appropriate prevention strategies, starting with identifying people at risk through primary care diabetic foot screening. Yet levels of diabetic foot screening in Australia are difficult to quantify. This presentation aims to report on foot screening rates as recorded in existing academic literature, national health surveys and national database reports. …
Metagegevens
Titel
Is there a relationship between screening for diabetes related foot complications and limb amputation?
Auteurs
Ainslie Davies
Peter Lazzarini
Bishnu Sharma
Lloyd Reed
Publicatiedatum
01-12-2015
Uitgeverij
BioMed Central
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research / Uitgave bijlage 2/2015
Elektronisch ISSN: 1757-1146
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1186/1757-1146-8-S2-O11