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Ulcer Recurrence

By Valerie L. Marmolejo, DPM, MS

Rates of diabetic foot ulceration (DFU) recurrence reported at one, three and five years range from 25 to 40 percent, 50 to 60 percent and 65 to 80 percent respectively.1–6 Almost all patients with a history of a DFU will experience a recurrent…

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Panelists: Mark Hinkes, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA and Chia-Ding Shih, DPM, MPH, MA, AACFAS

Once an ulcer heals, the needs of the patient do not cease. Ulcer recurrence is a significant issue in high-risk patients. Accordingly, these panelists share their experiences and protocols, discuss patient education, and offer their thoughts on…

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