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Diabetes-Related Foot Disease Explained

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Diabetes-related foot disease is globally-recognised as the primary cause of diabetes-related hospitalisations and amputation, with mortality rates comparable to those of many cancers. Education and prevention are vital to improving the quality of life in people with diabetes and to curbing high rates of avoidable amputations.

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Diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) is the name given to a condition most commonly experienced by people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. It results in an insensitive and often deformed foot. A common sign of diabetic foot is when a patient displays an unusual manner of walking.

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Melissa Aspey
13 Jul 2019
good information on why diabetic foot care is very important
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Haeranui Fairfax
13 Nov 2021
Excellent
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Pauline Gallie
14 Jul 2019
This was useful information .
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Rebecca Nield
04 Oct 2021
Great cpd
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Ebony Boswell
29 Jan 2022
Great info, well presented.
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Casselyn Koh
23 Feb 2020
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Sharon Handcock
20 Nov 2021
Excellent brief coverage of this condition.
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Kerensa Manning
05 Jul 2022
Relevant to practice
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Kathryn Green
05 Jul 2022
Brief but informative
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Sarah Munzer
03 Apr 2020
great resource
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