Being white, male raises diabetes amputation risk, study says

03/18/2013 | Diabetes.co.uk (U.K.)

A British study found an increased risk of lower-limb amputation for diabetes patients who were white, male and lived in deprived communities. White men in poorer areas who have diabetes should have their feet checked annually, receive education on foot ulcers and understand the importance of seeking care for foot problems early, researchers said at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference.

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