PAD and Diabetes




There are some statistics for PAD patients who have diabetes: 15% of diabetics experience foot ulcers, 40 to 50% of non-traumatic amputations are of diabetic patients, and 42% of these will lose their other leg in 1-3 years.

Dr. Bernie Fernandez, Chief Executive Officer of Baptist Health Medical Group, says the care of patients with diabetes should start from the foot on up. **************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
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