Non-invasive method to analyse the risk of developing diabetic foot

  • Rebeca N. Silva, Bruno H.G. Barbosa, Danton D. Ferreira, Ana C.B.H. Ferreira
  • Healthcare Technology Letters, October 2014, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (the IET)
  • DOI: 10.1049/htl.2014.0076

What is it about?

In this paper, a method that can be used to inform if a diabetic patient may develop the diabetic foot complication in the future is presented.

Why is it important?

Diabetic foot is one of the most serious and costly complication of diabetes and can lead to amputations of members. For several authors and specialists, the early detection of diabetic foot and simple actions of health care are the key to prevent diabetic complications. In this context, a method for diabetic foot forecast may be very useful.

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