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Current Diabetes Reports

, Volume 7, Issue 6, pp 425–428 | Cite as

The step-by-step program for reducing diabetic foot problems: A model for the developing world

  • Sharad PendseyEmail author
  • Zulfiqarali G. Abbas
Article

Abstract

The prevalence of diabetes is increasing globally, particularly in the developing world. The diabetic foot is one of the most devastating chronic complications of diabetes. The Step-by-Step project was initiated in India, with participation from neighboring countries and Tanzania, to improve diabetes foot care in the developing world. The goal was to train health care professionals in basic foot care, improve their educational skills, and encourage them to set up minimum model diabetic foot clinics.

Keywords

Health Care Professional Minimum Model Lower Extremity Amputation Sweet Lime Nail Clipper 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Diabetes Clinic & Research Centre“Shreeniwas”, Opp. DhantoliPark, NagpurIndia

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