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Diabetic Amputations Can Be Prevented

Posted Aug 27 2009 11:29pm
Twenty-four million Americans have diabetes and 600,000 will develop foot ulcers every year. More than 25% of diabetics with ulcerations will end up with a lower extremity amputation. More than 80,00 lower extremity amputations are performed on diabetics every year. Experts say that many of these amputations are preventable with the proper education and appropriate [...]
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