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.

View Full Article in:

Diabetes.co.uk (U.K.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Vice President - Government Products
Health Alliance Plan
Detroit, MI
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
President/Chief Executive Officer
MedCost
Winston-Salem, NC