Experts: Diabetic ulcers could recur if custom footwear is not worn

03/14/2013 | Renal and Urology News

Patients with diabetes who had a recently healed foot ulcer did not wear custom footwear for long enough periods, according to research by scientists in Amsterdam. "This low adherence is a major threat for reulceration in this high-risk patient group," wrote the authors , who found that a lower BMI, more severe foot deformity and more appealing footwear correlated with higher rates of adherence. The study was published online in the journal Diabetes Care.

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