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Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2005 April;164(2):99-100

Copyright © 2005 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Diabetic foot conditions

Caputo V.

Clinica Dermatologica, Università di Palermo, Palermo


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Foot ulcers and amputations are a major cause of morbidity, disability, as well as emotional and physical costs for people with diabetes. Distal symmetric polyneuropathy is one of the most important predictors of diabetic foot conditions. The development of neuropathy can be delayed significantly by maintaining glycemic levels to as near normal as possible.

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