Complicated plantar ulcer in diabetic patient with multiple comorbidities

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Title Complicated plantar ulcer in diabetic patient with multiple comorbidities
 
Creator Monge, Luca
 
Description Diabetic foot syndrome is characterized by an intrinsic patient fragility and involves complex medical and surgical therapeutic approach. Lesions, often chronic, have a high risk of recurrence and amputation. The patient with diabetic foot is more frequently affected by comorbidities, not only for micro-angiopathic complications of diabetes mellitus but also for the frequent presence of cardiovascular disease. We report the case of a 63-year-old diabetic patient with multiple comorbidities. Treatment with linagliptin allowed to simplify the therapy for glycemic control, switching from a injective therapy four times daily to a therapy with only basal insulin and linagliptin. This therapy has proven to be safe and suitable to maintain good glycemic control even in a fragile patient with diabetic foot and middle-severe renal insufficiency of diabetic origin (Diabetology).
 
Publisher Aboutscience Srl
 
Date 2018-07-31
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Case report
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.aboutscience.eu/index.php/aboutopen/article/view/153
10.19156/abtpn.2018.0049
 
Source AboutOpen; V. 4 N. 1 (2018): January - December 2018; 86-88
AboutOpen; Vol 4 No 1 (2018): January - December 2018; 86-88
2465-2628
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.aboutscience.eu/index.php/aboutopen/article/view/153/83
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 The authors
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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