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Diabetic Foot Ulcers

 

About Diabetic Foot Ulcers

By the year 2025, there will be more than 5 million diabetic patients in the UK1 . KCI provides a comprehensive range of solutions that can help speed healing for diabetic ulcers.

  • Diabetes is the most common cause of lower limb amputations in the UK2, leading to more than 8500 leg, toe or foot amputations each year, which is more than 160 amputations a week3.
  • More than four in ten people who have a foot ulcer will die within five years4.

The Science Behind Our Products

Our solutions are built on deep scientific expertise, supported by a large body of clinical evidence.

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Why It Matters

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK has more than doubled in the last twenty years5. As a result, the NHS spends at least £10billion per year on diabetes6.

Ulcers form due to a combination of factors, such as a lack of feeling in the foot, poor circulation, foot deformities, irritation (such as friction or pressure) and trauma. Fortunately, as research shows, the development of a foot ulcer is preventable. 

Clinician Resources

Education is key to promoting quality of care, particularly when it involves the healthcare community. Our instructional programs – from professional training to continuing education – provide a continuum designed to improve skills and enrich knowledge across all healthcare settings.

Clinical Evidences