Foot ulcer is one of the most common diabetic complications in term of occurence and hospitalization. This ulceration has a devasting complication that results in amputation of the lower limb in 90% of the cases. The devasting condition is due to the reduction in healing condition of diabetic foot, there are several reasons for this condition and the root cause is the metabolic disorders that are associated with diabetes. Foot ulcers usually result due to the combined effect of diabetes- related vascular disorder and neuropathy. The common symptom in case of diabetic foot ulcer includes increasing pain, swelling, discharge and foul smell in the infected area. Diabetic foot care peer review journals contain those articles that are evaluated by other people in the same field prior publishing. Peer-review is one of the most common part of the scientific publication. This process usually ensures quality of publication.
Last date updated on September, 2014