Risk factors of diabetic foot in central Saudi Arabia.

  title={Risk factors of diabetic foot in central Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Mostafa A Abolfotouh and Salem A Alfaifi and Abdulaziz S Al-Gannas},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  volume={32 7},
OBJECTIVE To identify the risk factors of diabetic foot (DF) in diabetic patients. METHODS In a case-control study, medical records of 50 patients with DF, and 50 diabetic controls without DF were selected randomly from the patients seen at King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Selected vascular, neuropathic, metabolic, health care, and lifestyle risk factors were investigated. Multiple logistic regression was used to relate these potential risk factors to the… CONTINUE READING