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Educational Strategies for Prevention of Diabetic Foot Complications: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Published on: February 4, 2011
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding educational strategies for health care professionals and patients with diabetes to assist in the identification and prevention of diabetic foot complications?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding educational strategies for health care professionals and patients with diabetes to assist in the identification and prevention of diabetic foot complications?

Key Message

Education of patients regarding diabetic foot complications should be provided using a variety of techniques, incorporating both community and medical settings. Education of health care providers in various settings, using multiple methods is also effective for improving foot care to patients with diabetes.

Tags

education, foot ulcer, wounds and injuries, diabetes mellitus, patient education as topic, diabetic foot, diabetic feet, foot ulcer, diabetic, diabetes complications, diabetes, Diabetic ulcer, educational