Diabetic foot ulcers linked with higher risk of death, heart attack and stroke

DFUs are associated with a 1.89-fold greater risk of death, 2.22-fold risk of cardiac-related death, and a 1.41-fold greater risk of fatal stroke. Bad odds.

The link to the manuscript may be found here.

David G. Armstrong

Dedicated to amputation prevention, wound healing, diabetic foot, biotechnology and the intersection between medical devices and consumer electronics.

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