Study: Foot ulcer recurrence caused by poor adherence

01/22/2013 | Healio

Patients who were prescribed custom footwear often did not wear it at home, increasing the danger of foot ulcer recurrence, a study of 107 patients with diabetes, neuropathy and a recently healed plantar foot ulcer found. Adherence away from home was significantly higher than adherence at home, though more steps were taken at home, researchers reported in Diabetes Care.

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