Effectiveness of a comprehensive diabetes lower-extremity amputation prevention program in a predominantly low-income African-American population.

@article{Patout2000EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of a comprehensive diabetes lower-extremity amputation prevention program in a predominantly low-income African-American population.},
  author={Charles A. Patout and James A. Birke and Ronald L Horswell and Dawn L. Williams and Frederick P. Cerise},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2000},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={
          1339-42
        }
}
  • Charles A. Patout, James A. Birke, +2 authors Frederick P. Cerise
  • Published in Diabetes care 2000
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE To compare patient outcomes 1 year before and 1 year after enrollment in a comprehensive diabetes lower-extremity amputation prevention program. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Outcome data were obtained on 197 patients enrolled in the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Diabetes Foot Program, which provides foot care to a predominantly low-income African-American population in Louisiana. Data were obtained using a structured interview administered by a registered nurse… CONTINUE READING

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