Diabetic foot disease in subjects with End-stage renal Disease: A nationwide study over 14 years highlighting an emerging threat ActAgainstAmputation #DiabeticFoot @ALPSlimb @USC @USC_vascular @ResearchatUSC @KeckSchool_USC

This from our colleagues YY Huang and coworkers along with our unit. Diabetic foot disease in subjects with End-stage renal Disease: A nationwide study over 14 years highlighting an emerging threat Cheng-Wei Lin David G. Armstrong Chung-Huei Huang Shih-Yuan Hung Pi-Hua Liu 1 Yu-Yao Huang 1 Show all authors Show footnotes Open AccessPublished:October 28, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2022.110134 Highlights •This nationwide... Continue Reading →

Association between Preventive Podiatric Care and Outcomes of New Diabetic Foot Ulceration among Patients with End Stage Renal Disease @USC @KeckSchool_USC, @USC_Vascular @TzeWoeiTan @APMA @ALPSLIMB @VascularCures @VascularSVS

This was just presented by our team at the American Diabetes Association annual symposium. We're thrilled that Tze Woei Tan, lead author, was awarded the Marvin Levin Award for top abstract in its category. The study, the first of its kind, evaluated more than 50,000 patients. Those that received podiatric care prior to developing a... Continue Reading →

Dialysis Treatment is an Independent Risk Factor for Foot Morbidity @cynthiaformosa1 #ActAgainstAmputation #DiabeticFoot

Excellent work by our Maltese colleagues on this important subject that should be front of mind for anyone looking after people with diabetes Schembri N and Formosa, C Aim: To determine the prevalence of foot morbidity among patients with ESRD on dialysis. Methods: A prospective, non-experimental, quantitative time series design was employed. Forty-seven participants were recruited in the... Continue Reading →

More reason for hope: Improved outcomes in patients with diabetic foot ulcers over the past decade despite more complex patients

Great work from our long-time SALSAmigos Akturk and coworkers from the Netherlands. The bottom line: more complicated patients (ie about 5x the rate of patients on dialysis) but better overall outcomes of people treated with DFU from 2003-2004 to 2014-2018. The incidence of diabetes is increasing worldwide with concomitant raising number of patients with diabetic... Continue Reading →

The association of chronic, enhanced immunosuppression (especially dialysis) with outcomes of diabetic foot infections

Yet more information on the role that immunosuppression (including and especially renal replacement) plays on outcomes of diabetic foot infections. This from our friends and colleagues from the Balgrist in Zurich. Ilker Uçkay 1 2 3, Madlaina Schöni 2, Martin C Berli 2, Fabian Niggli 2 3, Emil Noschajew 2, Benjamin A Lipsky 4, Felix W A Waibel 2 We investigated if a chronic, enhanced immunosuppressed condition, beyond the immunodeficiency related... Continue Reading →

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