Diabetic Foot Risk Factors in Patients with Diabetes at the

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    • Publication Information:
      Qom University of Medical Sciences, 2008.
    • Publication Date:
      2008
    • Collection:
      LCC:Medicine (General)
    • Abstract:
      Background and Objectives Diabetic foot problems are one of the major causes of mortality and disability in diabetic patients. It is considered one of the costliest conditions for health care systems. This study is designed to identify diabetic foot risk factors in patients with diabetes mellitus at Kamkar Hospital diabetes clinic in Qom, Iran during 2006.MethodsThis study was performed on 140 diabetes mellitus patients at the Kamkar Hospital diabetic clinic. International working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) guidelines were used for physical exam of diabetic foot in these patients. The physical exam consisted of inspection of foot appearance for deformity, skin keratosis and ulcer, and neurological and arterial pulse exam of the lower extremities of these patients. Patients in this study were divided into four risk groups based on the IWGDF guidelines. ANOVA method was used for analysis and comparison of the results with P
    • File Description:
      electronic resource
    • ISSN:
      1735-7799
      2008-1375
    • Relation:
      http://journal.muq.ac.ir/library/upload/article/87.7.3.pdf; https://doaj.org/toc/1735-7799; https://doaj.org/toc/2008-1375
    • Accession Number:
      edsdoj.8537e2d5123545caa12e47bad9c9445c