JR arrives at the clinic wearing a walking boot due to a recent foot injury. Tells you that they “banged their foot” on some farm equipment and since then it has been warm and swollen. It hurt at first, but the pain has diminished with time.
When JR takes off the boot, you see that the left foot needs attention.
Based on this photo, what diabetes-related foot condition do you suspect?
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People with diabetes are at increased risk of Lower Extremity Complications. This course reviews the steps involved in performing a detailed assessment of the lower extremities, including how to use a monofilament and tuning fork to detect neuropathy. We also discuss the significance of the Ankle Brachial Index and strategies to prevent lower extremity complications.
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