Further reading

Assal, J.P., Mehnert, H., Tritschler, H.S., Sidorenko, A., Keen, H. (2002) 'On your feet' workshop on the diabetic foot. J Diabet Comp, 16, 183-91. Boulton, A.J.M. (2004) The diabetic foot: from art to science. The 18th Camillo

Golgi lecture. Diabetologia, 47, 1343-53. Boulton, A.J.M. (2000) The pathway to ulceration. Aetiopathogenesis, in The Foot in Diabetes 3rd edn (eds A.J.M. Boulton, H. Connor P.R. Cavanagh), Wiley, Chichester, 19-31.

Eldor, R., Raz, I., Yehuda, A.B., Boulton, A.J.M. (2004) New and experimental approaches to treatment of diabetic foot ulcers: a comprehensive review of emerging treatment strategies. Diabet Med, 21, 1161-73.

International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (1999) in International consensus on the diabetic foot. International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot eds, Netherlands.

Katsilambros, N., Tentolouris, N., Tsapogas, P., Dounis, E. (2003) Atlas of the Diabetic Foot, in Atlas of the Diabetic Foot (eds N. Katsilambros, N. Tentolouris, P.Tsapogas, E. Dounis), Wiley, Chichester, pp. 3-21, 25-40, 187-212.

Lipsky, B.A. (2004) A report from the international consensus on diagnosing and treating the infected diabetic foot. Diabetes Metab Res Rev, 20(Suppl 1), S68-S77.

Pham, H., Armstrong, D.G., Harney, C., Harkless, L.B., Giurini, J.M., Veves, A. (2000) Screening techniques to identify people at high risk for diabetic foot ulceration. Diabetes Care, 23, 606-11.

Reiber, G.E., Ledoux, W.R. (2002) Epidemiology of diabetic foot ulcers and amputations: evidence for prevention, in The Evidence-base for Diabetes Care (eds B. Williams., W. Herman., A.L. Kinmonth., N.J. Warehan) Wiley., Chichester, 641-65.

Tentolouris, N., Al-Sabbach, S., Walker, M., Boulton, A.J.M., Jude, E.B. (1990) Mortality in diabetic and nondiabetic patients after amputations performed from 1990 to 1995: a 5-year follow-up study. Diabetes Care, 27, 1598-1604.

Tentolouris, N., Jude, E.B., Smirnof, I., Knowles, E.A., Boulton, A.J.M. (1999) Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an increasing problem in a diabetic foot clinic. Diabet Med, 16, 767-71.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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