Severe foot pathology predicts death in diabetes

When it comes to predicting mortality in diabetes patients, the foot may trump the heart. Over a 5-year period, patients who had the most severe foot pathology were almost four times more likely to die than those who had a constellation of cardiovascular risk factors.

When it comes to predicting mortality in diabetes patients, the foot may trump the heart. Over a 5-year period, patients who had the most severe foot pathology were almost four times more likely to die than those who had a constellation of cardiovascular risk factors.

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Severe foot pathology predicts death in diabetes