Perspective - Journal of Diabetology (2023) Volume 7, Issue 1
Diabetic ulcers: the most common cause of lower extremity amputation.
Diabetes ulcers are the most prevalent foot injuries that result in lower extremity amputation. Family physicians play an important role in the prevention and early detection of diabetic foot problems. Diabetic foot management necessitates a full understanding of the key risk factors for amputation, as well as frequent routine inspection and rigorous preventative maintenance. The most prevalent risk factors for ulcer formation include diabetic neuropathy, structural foot deformity, and peripheral artery occlusive diseaseAuthor(s): Kai yammine