OBSERVATIONS Prevalence and Risk Factors of Diabetic Foot Problems in Taiwan

Abstract

About half of all nontraumatic lower extremity amputations are performed on diabetic patients (1,2), and foot ulcers precede 71–84% of all lower extremity amputations (3,4). In the Caucasian population, 15% of diabetic patients will develop a foot ulcer during their lifetime (5), and 6–43% of diabetic patients with a foot ulcer will eventually progress to… (More)

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@inproceedings{Akbar2003OBSERVATIONSPA, title={OBSERVATIONS Prevalence and Risk Factors of Diabetic Foot Problems in Taiwan}, author={Daad Hassan Akbar and FACP ABEER H. KAWTHER}, year={2003} }