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Diabetic kidney disease, retinopathy associated with PAD in patients with foot ulcers

Megallaa MH et al. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2019 Mar-Apr;13(2):1287-92.

Key clinical point: There was statistically significant association between diabetic retinopathy and diabetic kidney disease and peripheral artery disease.

Major finding: The prevalence of diabetic kidney disease, retinopathy, and peripheral artery disease was 86.1%, 90.0%, and 20.0% respectively.

Study details: The cross-sectional study comprised 180 patients with type 2 diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers.

Disclosures: The authors reported that they had no conflicts.

Citation:

Megallaa MH et al. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2019 Mar-Apr;13(2):1287-92.