Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Evaluation and Effective Management

Session Year: 
2017
authors: 
Lester Kiemele, PA-C; Paul Takahashi, MD, CMD

This session will discuss the evaluation, management, and appropriate treatment for a patient with a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU). The pathophysiologic relationship between micro- and macro-vascular impairments, strategies that include prevention, education, a multidisciplinary team approach, and close monitoring will also be discussed. We will examine the role of early recognition and timely treatment of a high-risk foot to prevent foot ulcers and improve quality of life.

cmd: 
Clinical
cme: 
1