TITLE

Foot attack and what patients should do if it happens

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Barbara
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Practice Nurse;5/16/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports developments in the treatment for diabetes in Great Britain as of mid-May 2014. It cites the implementation by Diabetes UK of its 'Putting Feet First' programme, which aims to prevent amputation due to foot attack. It claims that amputations and foot ulcers have major effects on the quality of life in terms of pain, mobility and depression, among others. It cites the booklet "How to Spot a Foot Attack," which was produced by Diabetes UK to raise awareness about the disease.
ACCESSION #
96271201

 

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