True impact of diabetic foot ulcers

The prognosis for people with an infected diabetic foot ulcer is worse than was previously thought, according to new research. More than half the patients in the research study did not see their ulcer heal over a year — and one in seven had to have part or all of their foot amputated.

The prognosis for people with an infected diabetic foot ulcer is worse than was previously thought, according to new research. More than half the patients in the research study did not see their ulcer heal over a year — and one in seven had to have part or all of their foot amputated.

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True impact of diabetic foot ulcers