ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    Diabetic Foot: Clinical Study and Their Surgical Management in Tertiary Care Hospital

    Dr. Amitabh Singhal, Dr. Mohsin Ali, Dr. Shaurya Bhatnagar
    JCDR. 2024: 30-37


    Diabetic foot may be a genuine and weakening complication of diabetes that affects millions of people around the world. It could be a constant condition that requires nonstop administration to anticipate dreariness and mortality. Aims and Objective: The present study was aimed to clinical study and management of diabetic foot. Material and Methods: This study was carried in Department of surgery and Department of Medicine, Muzaffarnagar medical college, Muzaffarnagar from June 2022 to February 2023. This study includes 380 diabetic patients who came in diabetic follow-up clinic. Results: This study was enrolled 380 patients with diabetes who came for follow-up. In this study, the prevalence of diabetic foot ulcer patients among diabetes was 14.21%. The mean age of the studied participants were 53 with 62.96% male and 37.04% female. 57.41% patient had diabetic retinopathy changes, 37.08% had the history of HTN, 20.37% patients had vascular disease, 59.26% had smoking history, 27.78% subjects on insulin, 46.30% on oral hypoglycemic drug and 25.92% patients were on both insulin and oral hypoglycemic drug. 50 (92.59%) patient had single ulcer and 04 (7.41%) patients multiple ulcer. The most common site of involvement was toe (62.97%) followed by dorsum of foot (12.96% cases). Conclusion: The prevalence of diabetic foot ulcer among diabetic patients is 14.21% Subjects. Proper education at high risk group like self-inspection, foot hygiene, use of suitable footwear, good sugar control, surveillance early recognition and prompt professional treatment are important


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