Analysis of Characteristics of patients affected by pathology of the diabetic foot of ASP Palermo territorial polyambulator

Author(s): Maria Concetta Cataldo

“Diabetic foot” plays a major role in diabetology from both the clinical and social perspectives. Conse¬quence of its macro/ micro vascular and neuropathic complications is among the leading causes of hospi¬talization and not traumatic lower limb amputations. Patients with foot ulcers suffer also a reduction of their quality of life.