amputations since the beginning of the year

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Diabetes
causes
a foot
amputation
every 20 seconds1

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1 in 4 people
with diabetes
will develop a
foot ulcer2

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BUT WITH EDUCATION, EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND APPROPRIATE CARE:

Many 3

diabetic foot cases.. Learn more

Up to 85% 4

of lower extremity amputations.. Learn more

…could be
prevented.

When it comes to diabetic foot, every day counts

1. Whiting, D. R., Guariguata, L., Weil, C., and Shaw, J. 2011. “IDF Diabetes Atlas: Global Estimates of the Prevalence of Diabetes for 2011 and 2030.” Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract. 94 (3): 311-21.

2. Setacci C, de Donato G, Setacci F, Chisci E. Diabetic patients: epidemiology and global impact. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2009 Jul, 50(3) : 263-73

3. Boulton AJM. The diabetic foot. Diabet Med 2006;34:87-90

4. International Diabetes Federation Atlas – 9th edition 2019: page 89.

AS A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL, YOU HAVE A KEY ROLE FOR YOUR PATIENTS TO SAVE FEET AND SAVE LIVES