Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 2nd, 2006
"Changes in the large vessels and microcirculation of the diabetic foot are important in the development of foot ulceration and subsequent failure to heal existing ulcers. We investigated whether oxygen delivery and muscle metabolism of the lower extremity were factors in diabetic foot disease," investigators in the United States report.
R.L. Greenman and colleagues at Harvard University examined "108 patients (21 control individuals who did not have diabetes, 36 patients with diabetes who did not have neuropathy, and 51 patients with both diabetes and neuropathy)....
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