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The diabetic foot in the developing world

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Nigel Unwin


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This short article provides a brief overview of the epidemiology of diabetes and the diabetic foot in developing countries, reviews evidence that diabetic foot care is potentially one of the most cost-effective interventions for people with diabetes in developing countries, and outlines some of the challenges to improving access to foot care and diabetes care in general. Copyright © 2008 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Unwin NC

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot

Year of Conference: 2008

Pages: S31-S33

ISSN: 1520-7552

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.


DOI: 10.1002/dmrr.857

PubMed id: 18395867

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ISBN: 15207560