Ankle equinus deformity and its relationship to high plantar pressure in a large population with diabetes mellitus.

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The authors undertook a study to evaluate the prevalence of ankle equinus and its potential relationship to high plantar pressure in a large, urban population with diabetes mellitus. The first 1,666 consecutive people with diabetes (50.3% male; mean [+/-SD] age, 69.1 +/- 11.1 years) presenting to a large, urban, managed-care outpatient clinic were enrolled… (More)

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