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The Clinical Takeaway: T2D and the foot

The Clinical Takeaway: T2D and the foot

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In this episode:

 

– The aim of the game in managing patients with T2DM is to keep them out of hospital; diabetic foot complications are a common and recurrent reason for patients to be admitted to hospitals
– Make sure you risk stratify all patients with T2DM for diabetic foot complications
– Look at the feet of those with high-risk foot characteristics at every consultation
– Know the red flags that should trigger an urgent appointment with the GP

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 26 mins

 

Guest: Prof Merlin Thomas, Physician and Research Scientist; Professor of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne

 
 
 
 
 

 

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