Diabetic foot ulcers
Tools for low resource settings
Diabetic foot ulcers can often be managed well, even in low-resource settings. usually you do not need fancy dressings. Often the biggest challenge is to find material to use for off-loading the foot.
This chapter is still in the making :)
While off-loading is the most essential part of the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, choosing the right type of dressing is of course also important. Many types of dressings perform well here. Often we choose dressings with antibacterial properties to prevent serious foot infections.
Charcot foot is a severe complication that we sometimes see in diabetic foot patients. It is essential that you are able to recognize the early signs of this condition and know how to treat it.
We are still working on this chapter - we will inform you on the main page as soon as this is available.
Preventing diabetic foot ulcers
This chapter should really be at the start of this topic. We have however placed it down here because most of our readers want a solution to a foot ulcer the patient already has. This is an important chapter and we hope that you will find some time to scroll through this too.
Here we have collected a number of questions we are frequently asked. The chapter is not ready yet- we are working on it :)