What Is A Diabetic Foot Ulcer?
Diabetic foot ulcers are the most prevalent foot lesions that result in amputation of the lower extremities. Podiatrists play a critical role in the early detection and prevention of diabetic foot problems. Diabetic foot management necessitates a full understanding of the key amputation risk factors, regular routine evaluation, and diligent preventive maintenance.
Diabetic neuropathy, structural foot deformity, and peripheral artery occlusive disease are the most prominent risk factors for ulcer formation. A thorough physical examination, supplemented with monofilament neuropathy testing and noninvasive testing for vascular insufficiency, can identify people at risk for foot ulcers and classify those who already have ulcers or other diabetic foot problems.
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