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 ...
Type 2 diabetes
Foot ulcers ‘an alarming signal to premature death’: NT report
By Mardi Chapman
30 Jan 2019