Large regional variations in diabetes amputation rates in the UK

The BBC are reporting: Diabetes amputation rates show huge regional variation Quote: Amputation rates for diabetes patients are 10 times higher in some parts of England than in others Quote: The report author, Marion Kerr, says the savings from specialist footcare teams – by reducing amputations – are six or seven times greater than the costs of setting them up.

The BBC are reporting: Diabetes amputation rates show huge regional variation Quote: Amputation rates for diabetes patients are 10 times higher in some parts of England than in others Quote: The report author, Marion Kerr, says the savings from specialist footcare teams – by reducing amputations – are six or seven times greater than the costs of setting them up.

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Large regional variations in diabetes amputation rates in the UK