Chapter 24. Epidemiology of Foot Ulcers and Amputations in People with Diabetes: Evidence for Prevention

  1. William H. Herman3,
  2. Ann Louise Kinmonth4,
  3. Nicholas J. Wareham5 and
  4. Rhys Williams6
  1. Gayle E. Reiber1 and
  2. William R. Ledoux2

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682807.ch24

The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care, Second Edition

The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care, Second Edition

How to Cite

Reiber, G. E. and Ledoux, W. R. (2010) Epidemiology of Foot Ulcers and Amputations in People with Diabetes: Evidence for Prevention, in The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care, Second Edition (eds W. H. Herman, A. L. Kinmonth, N. J. Wareham and R. Williams), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682807.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

  2. 4

    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

  3. 5

    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

  4. 6

    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    VA Health Services Research and Development and VA Rehabilitation, Research and Development Center for Excellence in Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering, VA Puget Sound, and Department of Health Services and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

  2. 2

    VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Center for Excellence in Limb Loss, Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering, VA Puget Sound, and Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470032749

Online ISBN: 9780470682807

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Keywords:

  • foot;
  • foot ulcer;
  • diabetes mellitus;
  • amputation;
  • epidemiology;
  • outcomes research;
  • intervention studies;
  • prevention and control