History of and factors associated with diabetic foot ulcers in Norway: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study.

  title={History of and factors associated with diabetic foot ulcers in Norway: the Nord-Tr\ondelag Health Study.},
  author={Marjolein M. Iversen and Kristian Midthjell and Truls \Ostbye and Grethe S Tell and Elizabeth C. Clipp and R. Shankar Sloane and Monica Wammen Nortvedt and Sverre Uhlving and B. Hanestad},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  volume={36 1},
AIMS To determine the proportion of people with diabetes mellitus reporting a history of foot ulcer and to investigate factors associated with this adverse outcome. METHODS All inhabitants aged 20 years and older residing in a large geographic region were invited to participate in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study, 71% (n=65,604) attended. Those reporting diabetes (n=1,972) were invited to take part in an ancillary study on diabetes. Based on 1,494 responses to the question: "Have you had a… CONTINUE READING
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