J Korean Diabetes > Volume 19(1); 2018 > Article
The Journal of Korean Diabetes 2018;19(1):41-45.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4093/jkd.2018.19.1.41    Published online April 13, 2018.
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Foot Care for Diabetic Patients.
Hye Jung Cha
Diabetes Center, The Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon St. Mary's Hospital, Bucheon, Korea. teres1004@gmail.com
Abstract
The incidence of diabetes is increasing not only in Korea, but also globally. Diabetes mellitus is a disease with problematic complications. Diabetic foot is a typical complication that reduces the quality of life and is a burden on the economy. Active foot examination and foot care education are methods to prevent diabetic foot at a minimum cost. Early detection, treatment, and education are the primary responsibilities of healthcare providers.
Key Words: Diabetic foot, Foot care, Patient education


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