CASE STUDIES

Podiatrist and nurse dressing diabetic foot ulcer

Case study: Diabetic Foot Care in Samoa

The situation: diabetic foot ulcers were leading to high rates of amputation Pacific Islands account for eight of the top ten in the world for diabetes prevalence. In 2014 Polynesia and Micronesia had the world’s highest age-standardised diabetes prevalence rate of nearly 25%. With high rates of diabetes also comes a high prevalence of diabetic… Read more »

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