J Korean Diabetes.  2018 Mar;19(1):41-45. 10.4093/jkd.2018.19.1.41.

Foot Care for Diabetic Patients

  • 1Diabetes Center, The Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon St. Mary's Hospital, Bucheon, Korea. teres1004@gmail.com


The incidence of diabetes is increasing not only in Korea, but also globally. Diabetes mellitus is a disease with problematic complications. Diabetic foot is a typical complication that reduces the quality of life and is a burden on the economy. Active foot examination and foot care education are methods to prevent diabetic foot at a minimum cost. Early detection, treatment, and education are the primary responsibilities of healthcare providers.


Diabetic foot; Foot care; Patient education

MeSH Terms

Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetic Foot
Health Personnel
Patient Education as Topic
Quality of Life

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