• 1
    Apelqvist J, Bakker K, van Houtum WH, Schaper NC, International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) Editorial Board. Practical guidelines on the management and prevention of the diabetic foot: based upon the International Consensus on the Diabetic Foot (2007) Prepared by the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot. Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2008; 24(Suppl 1): S181187.
  • 2
    van Houtum WH. Barriers to the delivery of diabetic foot care. Lancet 2005; 366: 16781679.
  • 3
    Abbas ZG, Lutale JK, Bakker K, Baker N, Archibald LK. The ‘step by step’ diabetic foot project in Tanzania: a model for improving patient outcomes in less-developed countries. Int Wound J 2011; 8: 16975.
  • 4
    International Diabetes Federation (IDF). Diabetes Atlas (4th edition edn). Brussels: Belgium, 2009.
  • 5
    Mills JL, Beckett WC, Taylor SM. The diabetic foot: consequences of delayed treatment and referral. South Med J 1991; 84: 970974.
  • 6
    Tripp-Reimer T, Choi E, Skemp Kelley L, Enslein JC. Cultural barriers to care: inverting the problem. Diabetes spectrum 2001; 14: 1322.
  • 7
    van Houtum WH, Bakker K, Rauwerda JA, Heine RJ. Vascular assessment before lower extremity amputation. Diabetic Foot 2001; 4: 165172.
  • 8
    Prompers L, Huijberts M, Apelqvist J, et al. Delivery of care to diabetic patients with foot ulcers in daily practice: results of the Eurodiale study, a prospective cohort study. Diabet Med 2008; 25: 700707.
  • 9
    El-Nahas MR, Gawish HMS, Tarshoby MM, State OI, Boulton AJM. The prevalence of risk factors for foot ulceration in Egyptian diabetic patients. Practical diabetes international 2008; 25: 362366.
  • 10
    Byrne R, The Secret. Simon & Schuster Ltd, London, Great Britain, 2006.
  • 11
    Brewin EB, Khosravi NK, Young MJ, McCardle J. Amputation, a local versus global concern. Poster (A06) at the 6th International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot. Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, 2011.
  • 12
    International Diabetes Federation. International Working Group on the Diabetic foot. Diabetes and Foot Care: Time to Act 2005, Brussels, Belgium, 2005.