Archive: Jun 2012

Teams Work: Read all about it! Brilliant work from Bangor University in UK.

June 25, 2012

Annals of Vascular Surgery Volume 26, Issue 5 , Pages 700-706, July 2012 A Diabetic Foot Service Established by a Department of Vascular Surgery: An Observational Study Dean T. Williams Muhammad U. Majeed Guy Shingler Mohammed J. Akbar Diane G. Adamson Christopher J. Whitaker published online 13 April 2012 Background The mechanism by which the multidisciplinary approach to diabetic foot disease reduces amputation rates is unclear. Ischemia, sepsis, and necrosis represent aspects of severe diabetic foot disease amenable to intervention. In 2006, a vascular unit introduced a…

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Selling Diabetic Foot Disease: Fabulous Website and Brochure

June 25, 2012

http://diabetesfootulcer.com

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Vascular Assessment for the Diabetic Foot: Part 2 from Frykberg

June 25, 2012

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH PRESENT Editor, Diabetic Limb Salvage Preventing Amputations Part 2: The Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Examination The Vascular Evaluation  In last month’s issue, we discussed the role of the Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Examination (CDFE) as a means to properly evaluate our patients and thereby assess their risk for diabetic foot ulcer (DFU).  While we should all recognize the critically important role of neuropathy underlying the risk for foot ulcers, it goes without question that peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is…

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