The epidemiology of lower extremity amputations in diabetic individuals.

  title={The epidemiology of lower extremity amputations in diabetic individuals.},
  author={R S Most and P Sinnock},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={6 1},
The Diabetes Control Activity has established diabetes control programs in 20 states. Each has investigated the extent and nature of diabetes morbidity within its state by means of a descriptive analysis of selected health status indicators. Data from six states are included: 100% of hospital discharges from Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Maine and approximately 50% from Minnesota, Illinois, and Ohio were pooled to provide a profile of lower extremity amputations (LEA) in diabetic… CONTINUE READING
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