Total GROUP-A n=61 (Intensively educated, Trained &customized footwear group) GROUP-B  n=70 (oral and written standard   information) Total
Age (years) 42–79 40–80 40–80
Male/female (n) 40/10 43/15 83/25
Type 2 diabetes (n) 50 58 108
HbA1c (mmol/mol) 65 (±19) 70 (±18) 67 (±19)
Hypertension (n) 31 20 51
Peripheral vascular disease PVD (n) 12(19.6%) 10 (14.2%) 22(17%)
Previous minor amputation (n) 12(19.6%) 18(25.74%) 30(23%)
Abnormal foot pressure ABP 20(32.7%) 24(34.2%) 44(34%)
Foot deformities FD 14 (22.9%) 12(17.1%) 26(20%)
Combination of foot complications 3 (5%) 6(8%) 9 (6%)
Data are in % or means ± SE with P<0.001
Table 2: Baseline characteristics of included patients (n=131).