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Publication Name World Journal of Diabetes
Manuscript ID 45542
Country of Manuscript Source Nigeria
2019-01-11 06:39
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ISSN 1948-9358 (online)
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Specialty Endocrinology and Metabolism
Manuscript type Observational Study
Article Title Burden of diabetic foot ulcer in Nigeria: Current evidence from the multicenter evaluation of diabetic foot ulcer in Nigeria
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Ejiofor Ugwu, Olufunmilayo Adeleye, Ibrahim Gezawa, Innocent Okpe, Marcelina Enamino and Ignatius Ezeani
Author(s) ORCID Number
Ejiofor Ugwu http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6763-1961
Olufunmilayo Adeleye http://orcid.org/https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2363-0657
Ibrahim Gezawa http://orcid.org/https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6201-0974
Innocent Okpe http://orcid.org/https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3702-2700
Marcelina Enamino http://orcid.org/https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5053-0155
Ignatius Ezeani http://orcid.org/https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6147-3106
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Correspondence To Ejiofor Ugwu, MBBS, Doctor, Lecturer, Consultant Endocrinologist, FWACP, Department of Medicine, Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu, Parklane, Enugu 400001, Nigeria. ofornet@yahoo.com
Keywords Burden; Diabetes; Epidemiology; Foot ulcer; Amputation; Mortality; Multicenter evaluation of diabetic foot ulcer in Nigeria; Nigeria; Africa
Core Tip The multicenter evaluation of diabetic foot ulcer in Nigeria was a one year observational study of 336 adults who were hospitalized for diabetic foot ulcer in six tertiary hospitals in Nigeria. The subjects were managed by multi-disciplinary diabetic foot care teams and were followed up until discharge or death. This study demonstrated a high burden of diabetic foot ulcer in Nigeria which accounted for about a quarter of diabetes related hospital admissions over the study period. The study recorded high amputation and mortality rates of 35.4% and 20.5% respectively. Major challenges in diabetic foot care identified in this study include low level of foot care knowledge among the patients, poor health-seeking behavior and late hospital presentation.
Publish Date 2019-03-15 07:18
Citation Ugwu E, Adeleye O, Gezawa I, Okpe I, Enamino M, Ezeani I. Burden of diabetic foot ulcer in Nigeria: Current evidence from the multicenter evaluation of diabetic foot ulcer in Nigeria. World J Diabetes 2019; 10(3): 200-211
Url https://www.wjgnet.com/1948-9358/full/v10/i3/200.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.4239/wjd.v10.i3.200
Full Article (PDF) WJD-10-200.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJD-10-200.docx
Manuscript File 45542-Review.docx
Answering Reviewers 45542-Answering reviewers.pdf
Audio Core Tip 45542-Audio core tip.mp3
Biostatistics Review Certificate 45542-Biostatistics statement.pdf
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 45542-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 45542-Copyright license agreement.pdf
Signed Informed Consent Form(s) or Document(s) 45542-Informed consent statement.pdf
Institutional Review Board Approval Form or Document 45542-Institutional review board statement.pdf
Supplementary Material 45542-Supplementary material.docx
Peer-review Report 45542-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 45542-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 45542-Scientific editor work list.pdf