6.3 fold greater risk for mortality in people presenting with heel ulcers vs. forefoot ulcers

Intriguing work from Schofield and coworkers from the Salford Royal Infirmary report an independent risk of hindfoot DFU vs forefoot in the journal Diabetic Medicine. Introduction: We previously demonstrated in both a longitudinal study and in meta-analysis (pooled relative-risk RR, 2.45) that all-cause mortality is significantly higher in people with diabetes foot ulceration (DFU) than with […]

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Peripheral Neuropathy and All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in U.S. Adults @annalsofIM @CaitlinWHicks #PeripheralNeuropathy

Important work from Hicks and coworkers from Hopkins. Peripheral Neuropathy and All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in U.S. Adults Background: Growing evidence indicates that peripheral neuropathy (PN) is common even in the absence of diabetes. How- ever, the clinical sequelae of PN have not been quantified in the general population. Objective: To assess the associations of […]

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