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 don't worry ...

Many 3

diabetic foot cases.. Learn more

Up to 85% 4

of lower extremity amputations.. Learn more

…could be
prevented.

There are 4 things you can do to prevent it:

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.

When it comes to diabetic foot, every day counts

REMEMBER: AS A PATIENT WITH DIABETES YOU HAVE A KEY ROLE TO SAVE YOUR FEET AND SAVE YOUR LIFE