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Mariana Angela Rossaneis, Maria do Carmo Fernandez Lourenço Haddad, Thaís Aidar de Freitas Mathias, Sonia Silva Marcon
OBJECTIVE: to investigate differences with regard to foot self-care and lifestyle between men and women with diabetes mellitus. METHOD: cross-sectional study conducted in a sample of 1,515 individuals with diabetes mellitus aged 40 years old or older. Poisson regression models were used to identity differences in foot self-care deficit and lifestyle between sexes, adjusting for socioeconomic and clinical characteristics, smoking and alcohol consumption. RESULTS: foot self-care deficit, characterized by not regularly drying between toes; not regularly checking feet; walking barefoot; poor hygiene and inappropriately trimmed nails, was significantly higher among men, though men presented a lower prevalence of feet scaling and use of inappropriate shoes when compared to women...
2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Rafael Bustos-Saldaña, Sergio Prieto-Miranda
OBJECTIVE: To identify risk factor prevalence for development of foot ulcers in patients with type 2 diabetes (DM2). METHODS: A cross sectional study, of 2067 patients with DM2 from seven primary care units was conducted. A questionnaire exploring age, sex, occupation, time from diabetes mellitus diagnosis (DMD), and data concerning neuropathy, vascular changes, and presence of infections, anthropometry, and gait was applied. RESULTS: We found mean age, 59...
September 2009: Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
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