Mussarat Riaz

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F oot ulcers are a major cause of morbidity and hospitalization in patients with diabetes. The incidence of diabetic foot ulceration is higher in developing countries because of various sociocultural factors. The majority of amputations in patients with diabetes are preceded by foot ulceration; hence it is important to identify patients at risk for this(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the adherence of Healthcare Professionals to American Diabetes Association (ADA) 2004 guidelines for the care of patients with type 2 diabetes at Peripheral Diabetes Clinics (PDCs) in Karachi, Pakistan. METHODOLOGY The study was conducted using a retrospective medical chart review of patients with type 2 diabetes at four PDCs in four(More)
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