Diabetic Foot Complication Risk Higher In Men

Men should be considered for aggressive treatment for foot complications associated with diabetes, such as ulceration and amputation, say researchers.

The study, published in Endocrine, indicates that male gender may be a significant predictor for diabetic foot outcomes, alongside the well-characterized risk factors for diabetic neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease.

News-Medical.net, Lynda Williams, Senior medwireNews Reporter

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