People with Type 2 diabetes have significantly increased cardiovascular risk compared with the general population and reducing this risk is a key part of diabetes management.
In this podcast Mark Collier, lead nurse consultant for tissue viability at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust discusses implementation of the guidance for best management of diabetic foot problems in clinical practice.
This report, from NHS Diabetes, summarises the health economic evidence relating to foot care in diabetes, and to examine the potential for quality and productivity improvements.
This skills framework aims to help local service providers to deliver high quality foot care services for people with diabetes.
A systematic review of interventions to enhance the healing of chronic ulcers of the foot in diabetes
This paper, published in 2012 in Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, summarises the treatment options for diabetic foot ulcers following a systematic review of the literature.