Risk factors for lower limb complications in diabetic patients. The Italian Study Group for the Implementation of the St. Vincent Declaration.

@article{ElShazly1998RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for lower limb complications in diabetic patients. The Italian Study Group for the Implementation of the St. Vincent Declaration.},
  author={Medhat K. El-Shazly and M. R. Abdel-fattah and Nicola Scorpiglione and Massimo Massi Benedetti and Fabio Capani and Francesco Carinci and Quirico Carta and D. Cavaliere and Emma De Feo and Claudio Taboga and Gianni Tognoni and Antonio Nicolucci},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={1998},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={10-7}
}
Diabetic lower extremity complications may be influenced by a number of factors, including those related to the interaction between patients and the health-care system. Our objective is to identify risk factors for the development of lower limb complications, by looking for classical clinical variables and those related to quality of care. A case-control study was carried out between December 1993 and June 1994 by interviewing 348 patients with lower-limb diabetic complications and 1050… CONTINUE READING