Foot structure and footwear prescription in diabetes mellitus.

  title={Foot structure and footwear prescription in diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Sicco A. Bus},
  journal={Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews},
  volume={24 Suppl 1},
Foot structure abnormalities such as foot deformity and limited joint mobility are common and well established components of the diabetic foot which are associated with increased levels of mechanical stress on the foot and the development of ulcers. Our understanding of foot structure abnormality in diabetes has improved recently, mainly through the findings from in vivo imaging studies. Several examples will be discussed in this review. A limited understanding, however, still exists about… CONTINUE READING
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