Below-the-ankle arterial disease: a new marker of coronary artery disease in patients with diabetes and foot ulcers

Important work from our long-time friends Luigi Uccioli and coworkers. Some, including our friend Elissa Altin of Yale, have suggested that this might lead to us getting radiographs to identify arterial calcification that could help identify PAD, CLTI and even CAD. What do you think? Aim: The aim of the current study is to evaluate the... Continue Reading →

A Model to Predict Outcome of The Diabetic Foot? A Nine State Solution.

Superb work from our SALSAmigos in Soest and Duesseldorf. Understanding that diabetic foot complications are lifetime conditions-- and not just individual events fundamentally changes how we might model outcomes and care. Study of Disease Progression and Relevant Risk Factors in Diabetic Foot Patients Using a Multistate Continuous-Time Markov Chain Model   Alexander Begun1*, Stephan Morbach1,2,... Continue Reading →

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