Clinical profile of diabetic foot in India

Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2010 Dec;9(4):180-4. doi: 10.1177/1534734610380025.


The clinical profile of diabetes differs across the world on account of differences in social, economic, and cultural factors. India is referred to as the capital of type 2 diabetes. The burden of diabetes as well its complications like the diabetic foot is increasing constantly. This article on the clinical profile of the diabetic foot describes commonly observed problems in India, certain atypical features, and the successful implementation of a national project on reducing leg amputations.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Amputation*
  • Diabetic Foot / epidemiology*
  • Diabetic Foot / microbiology
  • Diabetic Foot / pathology*
  • Diabetic Foot / surgery
  • Humans
  • India / epidemiology
  • Program Development*
  • Program Evaluation
  • Surveys and Questionnaires