Diabetic foot ulcers linked with higher risk of death, heart attack and stroke

By (author unknown), ScienceDaily: Latest Science NewsOctober 10, 2012 at 08:42AM

People with diabetes who develop foot ulcers are at more risk of dying prematurely than those without the complication, finds a new large-scale study. The researchers say the findings highlight the potential need for improved detection and management of those with diabetes and foot ulcers.