Formosa C, Gatt A, Chockalingam N. 2012. The importance of diabetes foot care education in a primary care setting. Journal of Diabetes Nursing. Vol 16 No 10. 410-414Abstract


It has been reported that foot examinations by health care professionals, together with appropriate educational initiatives, play a vital role in decreasing diabetic foot complications. A fuller understanding of the factors that contribute to suboptimal foot care, leading to costly diabetic complications, is important for improved outcomes. In this article, the authors highlight the importance of diabetes foot care education in primary care settings amongst people living with type 2 diabetes.