Association of Race, Ethnicity, and Rurality With Major Leg Amputation or Death Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized With Diabetic Foot Ulcers @ALPSlimb #ActAgainstAmputation

A superb manuscript from Meghan Brennan and coworkers from Wisconsin. This so clearly shows the overlap of socioeconomic status, rurality, and ethnicity. Key Points Question  Is the intersection of race, ethnicity, rurality, and/or neighborhood disadvantage associated with outcomes among US patients with diabetic foot ulcers? Findings  In this cohort study of 124 487 patients hospitalized with diabetic foot... Continue Reading →

Median time to healing for diabetic foot wounds: 147,188, and 237 days for toe, midfoot and heel ulcers.

New data from the Eurodiale study by Pickwell, et al, review healing based on location. Kristy M. Pickwell, MD 1 (corresponding author) Volkert D. Siersma, PhD 2 Marleen Kars, MD, PhD 1 Per E. Holstein, DrMedSc 3 Nicolaas C. Schaper, MD, PhD 1 on behalf of the Eurodiale Consortium 1 Department of Internal Medicine, Subdivision... Continue Reading →

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