Mechanisms of diabetic foot ulceration

Mechanisms of diabetic foot ulceration: A review Here's the summary of this manuscript by Deng and coworkers: • Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) are a serious complication of diabetes, with complex pathogenic factors. • Previous studies focused on diabetic peripheral vascular disease, neuropathy, and wound infections. • Researchers are now studying immune cells, endothelial cells, keratinocytes,... Continue Reading →

An Enigma Wrapped in Edema: Charcot Neuropathic OsteoArthropathy @DiabetesCareADA @ALPSlimb #ActAgainstAmputation

Important work from Jeffcoate and Game in Diabetes Care continues the slow, steady march toward measuring, managing, and understanding what I like to call an enigma wrapped in edema. The Charcot Foot Reflects a Response to Injury That Is Critically Distorted by Preexisting Nerve Damage: An Imperfect Storm William Jeffcoate and Fran Game It has... Continue Reading →

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