TITLE

Foot Care and Footwear Practices in Patients with Diabetes: Simple Interventions and Adherence to Guidelines May Be Limb Saving

AUTHOR(S)
Ferguson, T. S.
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
West Indian Medical Journal;Oct2012, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p657
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author reflects on several recommendations for preventing foot disease in person with diabetes. He says tat diabetic patient should be examined once in a year for foot complications. He suggests to use off-the-shelf footwear for diabetic patient without loss of protective sensation. He further states that the temperature of the water in which diabetic patient is keeping his feet should be tested with hands.
ACCESSION #
85899210

 

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