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Diabetic foot

News

28-02-2020 | Neuropathy | News

Increased risk for lower extremity amputation with type 1 vs type 2 diabetes

People with diabetes have a higher incidence of lower extremity amputation than those without, and individuals with type 1 diabetes have a particularly high risk, research suggests.

22-10-2019 | Diabetic foot ulcers | News

Topical, at-home oxygen therapy aids diabetic foot ulcer healing

Home use of cyclical pressurized topical wound oxygen therapy in addition to standard care increases the likelihood of diabetic foot ulcers completely healing more than fourfold, a sham-controlled trial indicates.

19-02-2019 | Diabetic foot ulcers | News

Smartphone-based infrared camera accurately detects diabetic foot ulcers

A low-cost, smartphone-based infrared (IR) camera works as well as a high-end version for the detection of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU), study findings indicate.

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Opinion

15-08-2018 | Neuropathy | Editorial | Article

Are we using the right tests to diagnose diabetic neuropathy?

Uazman Alam and colleagues interrogate current evidence and real-world clinical scenarios to address whether enough is being done with the tools available to screen and diagnose diabetic neuropathy.

29-01-2018 | Diabetic foot ulcers | Editorial | Article

Diabetes in special situations: Insulin in diabetic foot ulcers

Formal guidance addressing the optimal use of insulin therapy in diabetic foot ulcer patients is lacking. Editorial Board member Sanjay Kalra and Banshi Saboo present their pragmatic approach to treatment.

In depth

27-03-2018 | Inpatient diabetes | Feature | Article

The inpatient diabetes audit: A tool for change

With the 2017 NaDIA results showing some positive trends in inpatient diabetes care, medwireNews talks to national clinical lead Gerry Rayman about the tools and tactics to deliver the best patient outcomes.

Journal articles and book chapters

15-08-2018 | Diabetic foot | Review | Article

Updates on diabetic foot and Charcot osteopathic arthropathy

Schmidt BM, Holmes CM. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 74. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1047-8

23-07-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Review | Article

SGLT2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes management: Key evidence and implications for clinical practice

Wilding J et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0471-8

01-09-2017 | Neuropathy | Review | Article

Diabetic neuropathy and gait: A review

Alam U et al. Diabetes Ther 2017; 6: 1253–1264. doi: 10.1007/s13300-017-0295-y

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