‘Amputated limb every two hours’: Experts warn Aussies against health risk

For a health issue that has cost the Australian health care system $1.6 billion every year and has a mortality rate worse than many cancers, diabetic foot disease is one of the country’s least known major health problems … The condition typically develops from trauma caused by peripheral neuropathy or peripheral arterial disease, which is complicated by infection. Neuropathy is a nerve condition that can lead to pain, numbness and tingling and is one of the major factors in diabetic foot disease … read more