What complications are at increased risk with diabetic peripheral neuropathy?

Updated: Jan 17, 2020
  • Author: Dianna Quan, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Consider any patient with clinical evidence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy to be at risk for foot ulceration, and provide education on foot care. [77] If necessary, refer the patient to a podiatrist. Admit patients for an infected diabetic foot ulcer or gangrene.

For more information, see Diabetic Foot.

For more information, see Diabetic Foot Infections.

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