‘Why amputation reduces lifespan of people with diabetes’ – Punch Newspapers

a Consultant in Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Yahaya Nauzo, says unnecessary limb amputation has led to increased mortality in patients living with diabetes.

Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to foot and ankle surgery.

Nauzo noted that effective management of leg ulcers by a podiatric doctor before it degenerates to the point of amputation can increase life expectancy of those living with the disease.

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