Diabetic foot ulcers and vascular insufficiency: our population has changed, but our methods have not.

@article{Armstrong2011DiabeticFU,
  title={Diabetic foot ulcers and vascular insufficiency: our population has changed, but our methods have not.},
  author={David G. Armstrong and Kelman Cohen and Stephane Courric and Manish Bharara and William A. Marston},
  journal={Journal of diabetes science and technology},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={1591-5}
}
Diabetic foot complications are increasing in prevalence worldwide. Care and attention to these complications have improved greatly. Many advanced therapies are now being investigated or taken through final stages of clinical studies worldwide. However, the data upon which assumptions regarding morbidity, healing, and mortality have been based are grossly outdated. The purpose of this brief article is to report on current data regarding neuropathic and neuroischemic wounds and to propose that… CONTINUE READING