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Diabetic foot

MedGen UID:
60092
Concept ID:
C0206172
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Diabetic Feet; Diabetic Foot; Feet, Diabetic; Foot, Diabetic
SNOMED CT: Diabetic foot (280137006)
 

Definition

If you have diabetes, your blood sugar levels are too high. Over time, this can damage your nerves or blood vessels. Nerve damage from diabetes can cause you to lose feeling in your feet. You may not feel a cut, a blister or a sore. Foot injuries such as these can cause ulcers and infections. Serious cases may even lead to amputation. Damage to the blood vessels can also mean that your feet do not get enough blood and oxygen. It is harder for your foot to heal, if you do get a sore or infection. You can help avoid foot problems. First, control your blood sugar levels. Good foot hygiene is also crucial. NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases .  [from MedlinePlus]

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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Edmonds M
J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2014 Apr;55(2 Suppl 1):255-63. PMID: 24796920
Oliveira N, Rosa P, Borges L, Dias E, Oliveira F, Cássio I
Foot Ankle Surg 2014 Jun;20(2):140-3. Epub 2014 Feb 28 doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2014.02.004. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24796835
Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Mayer D, Goodman L, Botros M, Armstrong DG, Woo K, Boeni T, Ayello EA, Kirsner RS
J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 Jan;70(1):1.e1-18; quiz 19-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2013.06.055. PMID: 24355275
Papini M, Cicoletti M, Fabrizi V, Landucci P
G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2013 Dec;148(6):603-8. PMID: 24442040
Zubair M, Malik A, Meerza D, Ahmad J
Diabetes Metab Syndr 2013 Jul-Sep;7(3):148-53. Epub 2013 Jul 20 doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2013.06.008. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23953180

Diagnosis

Edmonds M
J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2014 Apr;55(2 Suppl 1):255-63. PMID: 24796920
Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Mayer D, Goodman L, Botros M, Armstrong DG, Woo K, Boeni T, Ayello EA, Kirsner RS
J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 Jan;70(1):1.e1-18; quiz 19-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2013.06.055. PMID: 24355275
Israel O, Sconfienza LM, Lipsky BA
Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2014 Mar;58(1):33-45. Epub 2013 Nov 14 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24231797
Papini M, Cicoletti M, Fabrizi V, Landucci P
G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2013 Dec;148(6):603-8. PMID: 24442040
Game FL
Med Clin North Am 2013 Sep;97(5):947-56. Epub 2013 May 4 doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2013.03.010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23992902

Therapy

Edmonds M
J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2014 Apr;55(2 Suppl 1):255-63. PMID: 24796920
Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Mayer D, Goodman L, Botros M, Armstrong DG, Woo K, Boeni T, Ayello EA, Kirsner RS
J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 Jan;70(1):1.e1-18; quiz 19-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2013.06.055. PMID: 24355275
Game FL
Med Clin North Am 2013 Sep;97(5):947-56. Epub 2013 May 4 doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2013.03.010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23992902
Zubair M, Malik A, Meerza D, Ahmad J
Diabetes Metab Syndr 2013 Jul-Sep;7(3):148-53. Epub 2013 Jul 20 doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2013.06.008. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23953180
Dubsky M, Jirkovska A, Bem R, Fejfarova V, Pagacova L, Sixta B, Varga M, Langkramer S, Sykova E, Jude EB
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2013 Jul;29(5):369-76. doi: 10.1002/dmrr.2399. PMID: 23390092

Prognosis

Papini M, Cicoletti M, Fabrizi V, Landucci P
G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2013 Dec;148(6):603-8. PMID: 24442040
Zubair M, Malik A, Meerza D, Ahmad J
Diabetes Metab Syndr 2013 Jul-Sep;7(3):148-53. Epub 2013 Jul 20 doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2013.06.008. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23953180
Xu L, Qian H, Gu J, Shi J, Gu X, Tang Z
J Diabetes 2013 Dec;5(4):429-38. Epub 2013 Jun 14 doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12062. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23650983
Dubsky M, Jirkovska A, Bem R, Fejfarova V, Pagacova L, Sixta B, Varga M, Langkramer S, Sykova E, Jude EB
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2013 Jul;29(5):369-76. doi: 10.1002/dmrr.2399. PMID: 23390092
Moura Neto A, Zantut-Wittmann DE, Fernandes TD, Nery M, Parisi MC
Endocrine 2013 Aug;44(1):119-24. Epub 2012 Nov 3 doi: 10.1007/s12020-012-9829-2. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23124278

Clinical prediction guides

Oliveira N, Rosa P, Borges L, Dias E, Oliveira F, Cássio I
Foot Ankle Surg 2014 Jun;20(2):140-3. Epub 2014 Feb 28 doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2014.02.004. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24796835
Papini M, Cicoletti M, Fabrizi V, Landucci P
G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2013 Dec;148(6):603-8. PMID: 24442040
Zubair M, Malik A, Meerza D, Ahmad J
Diabetes Metab Syndr 2013 Jul-Sep;7(3):148-53. Epub 2013 Jul 20 doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2013.06.008. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23953180
Dubsky M, Jirkovska A, Bem R, Fejfarova V, Pagacova L, Sixta B, Varga M, Langkramer S, Sykova E, Jude EB
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2013 Jul;29(5):369-76. doi: 10.1002/dmrr.2399. PMID: 23390092
Moura Neto A, Zantut-Wittmann DE, Fernandes TD, Nery M, Parisi MC
Endocrine 2013 Aug;44(1):119-24. Epub 2012 Nov 3 doi: 10.1007/s12020-012-9829-2. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23124278

Recent systematic reviews

Gariani K, Uçkay I, Lipsky BA
Acta Chir Belg 2014 Jan-Feb;114(1):7-16. PMID: 24720132
Cruciani M, Lipsky BA, Mengoli C, de Lalla F
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Aug 17;8:CD006810. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006810.pub3. PMID: 23955465
Healy A, Naemi R, Chockalingam N
J Diabetes Complications 2013 Jul-Aug;27(4):391-400. Epub 2013 May 1 doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2013.03.001. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23643441
Edmonds M
J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2012 Oct;53(5):605-16. PMID: 22955555
Monteiro-Soares M, Boyko EJ, Ribeiro J, Ribeiro I, Dinis-Ribeiro M
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2012 Oct;28(7):574-600. doi: 10.1002/dmrr.2319. PMID: 22730196

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