Regional Variations in Amputation: Are Regional #DiabeticFoot Services the Reason? #ToeandFlow

Thoughtful as ever, Pete Lazzarini and Rob Fiteridge respond to data showing 4 fold variation in amputation across New Zealand with the suggestion that regions with lower amputation rates may be associated with Toe and Flow teams.

This would stand to reason, as rates of up to 10-fold in the UK and USA are in stark contrast to dramatic reductions in amputation seen by interdisciplinary teams.

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