Amputations and foot ulcers in patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus and observed for 19 years. The role of age, gender and co-morbidity

C Bruun, V Siersma, A D Guassora, P Holstein, Niels de Fine Olivarius

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Abstract

To determine the prevalence of foot ulcers and the incidence of amputations in patients with Type 2 diabetes observed for 19 years after diagnosis. We investigated the role of gender, age and co-morbidities.
Original languageEnglish
JournalDiabetic Medicine Online
Volume30
Issue number8
Pages (from-to)964-72
Number of pages9
ISSN1464-5491
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2013

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Amputation
  • Cohort Studies
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Comorbidity
  • Denmark
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Diabetic Nephropathies
  • Diabetic Neuropathies
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Prevalence
  • Sex Factors
  • Trauma Severity Indices

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