4067.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Diabetic care

Six authors will review the latest in research relative to diabetic evaluation, care, amputation and wound healing. This is important and relevant to health care professionals and podiatrists who are caring for diabetics in clinical and hospital settings. Upon completion of this session, one will be well informed about the important elements of advancing their diabetic care or wound care program. The discussions will be thought provoking and stimulating academically, with relevance for direct application
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
8:30 AMValidation of the diabetic foot risk classification system of the international working group on the diabetic foot:
Edgar Peters, MD
8:42 AMEffectiveness of Doppler studies in determining the vascular status of high risk diabetic patients in a managed care setting
Bhavesh Shah, DPM
8:54 AMAggressive Edema Reduction Improves Healing after Debridement of Infected Diabetic Foot Wounds
David Armstrong, DPM, Hienvu Nguyen, DPM
9:06 AMPrevalence, etiology, and clinical outcomes of lower extremity wounds in a cohort of patients with diabetes mellitus
Bhavesh Shah, DPM
9:18 AMDiabetic Lower Extremity Amputations in South Carolina, 1996-1998: An Analysis Of Hospital Discharge Data And Emergency Room Visits Data
Youjie Huang, MD, DrPH, Deyi Zheng, MB, PhD, Yaw Boeteng, MS, MPH, RD, Tim Alrich, PhD, MPH, John Colwell, MD, PhD
9:30 AMRate of healing of diabetic neuropathic foot ulcers treated with standard care and growth factor therapy: Implications for clinical practice and trial design
Jonathan Kantor, MA, David J. Margolis, MD, MSCE
Sponsor:Podiatric Health
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Epidemiology; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Social Work; Vision Care Section

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA