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NPR commentary: Diabetic Foot Ulcers vs. the Flu vs. #Ebola? #Footattack

November 5, 2014

Doctor: We Should Worry About The Flu, Not Ebola October 20, 2014  3:53 PM ET Listen to the Story All Things Considered 3 min 16 sec Playlist Download Commentator Danielle Ofri, a doctor at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, says we should be worried about the flu, not Ebola. Ebola is serious, she says, but not spread widely in this country. Copyright © 2014 NPR.

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International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot (ISDF) The Hague, 2015: Will We See You There?

October 23, 2014

Remember diabeticfoot.nl / See you at the world forum!

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Principles of Management of the Diabetic Foot Ulcer

October 5, 2014

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Diabetic Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle with Osteomyelitis

October 1, 2014

One of the most devastating foot and/or ankle complications in the diabetic population with peripheral neuropathy is the presence of Charcot neuroarthropathy (CN). In recent years, diabetic limb salvage has been attempted more frequently as opposed to major lower extremity amputation for CN of the foot and ankle with ulceration and/or deep infection. Treatment strategies for osteomyelitis in the diabetic population have evolved.

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Chronic Ulceration and Sinus Formation due to Foreign Body: An Often-Forgotten Problem

September 25, 2014

Foreign bodies like residues of suture or mesh may lead to a foreign body reaction, cavity formation and continuous secretion and perhaps ulceration. We present a more than 9 years long medical record of a 49 year old man after a simple surgical procedure

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Saving the Limb in Diabetic Patients With Ischemic Foot Lesions Complicated by Acute Infection

September 25, 2014

Ischemia and infection are the most important factors affecting the prognosis of foot ulcerations in diabetic patients. To improve the outcome of these patients, it is necessary to aggressively treat 2 important pathologies—namely, occlusive arterial disease affecting the tibial and femoral arteries and infection of the ischemic diabetic foot. Each of these 2 conditions may lead to major limb amputation, and the presence of both critical limb ischemia (CLI) and acute deep infection is a major risk factor for lower-extremity amputation.

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How to Cope With the Increasing Burden of the Diabetic Foot: "Better Three Hours Too Soon Than a Minute Too Late"

September 16, 2014

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Diabetic Foot Infections Fall — Not!

September 8, 2014

From Medpage Today By Ed Susman , Contributing Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by  Zalman S. Agus, MD ; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania WASHINGTON — The incidence of diabetic foot infections in the U.S

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Offloading the Diabetic Foot: 30 Years of Research in 30 Minutes

September 4, 2014

For those attending the SingHealth-Duke-NUH symposium (and everyone else): enjoy!

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The Diabetic Foot: History, Management and Measurement

September 4, 2014

For those of you attending the SingHealth-Duke-NUH Meeting (and others): Enjoy!

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