endocrinology
Type 2 diabetes

Foot ulcers ‘an alarming signal to premature death’: NT report

Diabetes-related foot disease is a marker for increased mortality, according to a retrospective study of more than 500 Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in the Northern Territory. Most patients (94%) attending the Multi-Disciplinary Foot Clinic at the Royal Darwin Hospital between 2003 and 2015, and followed until 2017 or death, had type 2 diabetes with a ...

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