endocrinology
Type 2 diabetes

Hospitalisations and amputations: study reveals disease burden with diabetes foot ulcers

Diabetic foot ulcers are associated with significant morbidity, lengthy hospital admissions and readmissions, and mortality, Australian research shows. A retrospective study examined 564 Victorian hospital admissions between 2016 and 2018 from 338 patients with diabetic foot ulcers as the major presenting diagnosis. The results, published in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, showed that 50% of ...

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