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Charcot Arthopathy Presentation in left foot

Charcot’s Joint

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Introduction Charcot's Joint (aka Charcot's osteoarthropathy¬†or¬†Charcot's neuroarthropathy) is most commonly seen as a complication of diabetes, but is also sometimes seen with syphilis. It is the result of peripheral neuropathy.…

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Diabetic Foot Check

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Introduction An important part of routine¬†diabetes¬†care is to check the feet for signs of diabetic foot disease - mainly peripheral neuropathy (and associated skin integrity), but also the increased risk…

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Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy

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Introduction Diabetic retinopathy is a preventable complication of diabetes mellitus (both types 1 and 2). The risk is directly correlated to the patients glycemic control - worse control results in…

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Introduction to Diabetes

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Diabetes mellitus (to be differentiated from diabetes insipidus, although mellitus is much more prevalent and thus referred to as commonly "diabetes")¬†is a chronic state of hyperglycaemia caused by a lack…

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