Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 30th, 2010
"These nonhealing ''diabetic ulcers'' are the major cause of leg, foot, and toe amputations. The ulcers do not occur spontaneously but are always preceded by a gradual or sudden injury to the skin by some external factor. Preventing these types of injuries, and early recognition when they do occur, can reduce the risk of the wound progressing to...
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