A foot risk classification system to predict diabetic amputation in Pima Indians.

@article{Mayfield1996AFR,
  title={A foot risk classification system to predict diabetic amputation in Pima Indians.},
  author={Jennifer A Mayfield and Gayle E. Reiber and Robert G Nelson and Tom Greene},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1996},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={704-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To quantify the contribution of various risk factors to the risk of amputation in diabetic patients and to develop a foot risk scoring system based on clinical data. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A population case-control study was undertaken. Eligible subjects were 1) 25-85 years of age, 2) diabetic, 3) 50% or more Pima or Tohono O'odham Indian, 4) lived in the Gila River Indian Community, and 5) had had at least one National Institutes of Health research examination. Case patients… CONTINUE READING

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