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Type 1 diabetic foot complications
Type 1 diabetic foot complications

Diabetic foot problems are an unfortunate complication of diabetes, and their incidence is increasing worldwide. Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) affect 15% of patients with diabetes during their lifetime.

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Diabetic foot lesions predicting factors, view from Jabir Abu-alaiz diabetic centre in Khartoum, Sudan
Diabetic foot lesions predicting factors, view from Jabir Abu-alaiz diabetic centre in Khartoum, Sudan

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a rising epidemic worldwide. Its complications constitute a huge burden, including Diabetic Foot Lesions (DFL) which is associated with a lifetime risk of up to 25% in diabetic persons. The most common cause of non-traumatic amputation among diabetics is DFL.

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Charcot foot in diabetes – a six month study from the largest limb salvage center of the diabetes capital of the world
Charcot foot in diabetes – a six month study from the largest limb salvage center of the diabetes capital of the world

Charcot foot (CF) is an uncommon, but a dreaded, complication of diabetic foot. The incidence of both CF and diabetes
is increasing worldwide. Most of the data on CF is from developed countries, and there is hardly any data from the Indian
subcontinent, which harbors the largest number of diabetics in the world.

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