Diabetic Foot Syndrome: Approaches To Treatment Of Infection

V.V. Privolnev

Diabetic foot syndrome: approaches to treatment of infection
Diabetes mellitus (DM) has a leading position among socially significant diseases and remains a major health problem worldwide. Infectious complications are great health hazard to patients with DM. Just infectious complications such as diabetic foot syndrome are the leading cause of hospitalization of patients with diabetes. Practice shows that the level of native doctor’s knowledge in the treatment of diabetic foot infection does not correspond to the proper provision of experienced and specialized medical care. The article discusses the etiology of foot infections in diabetic patients, recommendations for adequate diagnosis, and the problems of antibacterial therapy of this pathology.

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