Management of the Diabetic Foot

  • John M. Giurini
  • Barry I. Rosenblum
  • Thomas E. Lyons
Part of the Contemporary Endocrinology book series (COE, volume 7)

Abstract

Limb salvage, when dealing with the diabetic foot, deals with the ability to avoid amputation. This goal is carried out through three main aspects of diabetic care: identification of the “at-risk” foot, successful treatment of the acutely involved foot, and prevention of further problems. At each of these junctures patient education plays a vital role. A comprehensive program of diabetic foot management must include each of these aspects to successfully achieve limb salvage.

Keywords

Foam Neuropathy Immobilization Vasculitis Bivalved 

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  • John M. Giurini
  • Barry I. Rosenblum
  • Thomas E. Lyons

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