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Keep Diabetic Patients on Their Feet: Keys to Identifying Limb-Threatening Issues

In a country where more than 9% of adults have diabetes, Alexander Reyzelman, DPM, discusses the implications for those who also have peripheral vascular disease. He describes how to efficiently distinguish PAD – an underdiagnosed, undertreated problem – from other conditions; explains how to classify claudication; and clarifies when intervention is needed. Finally, hear why the UCSF Center for Limb Preservation focuses on speedy delivery of care that integrates podiatry and vascular surgery.

 

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Alexander Reyzelman, D.P.M., FACFAS.

Alexander Reyzelman, D.P.M., FACFAS

Co-Director, UCSF Center for Limb Preservation

Dr. Alexander M. Reyzelman is a podiatrist, an expert in foot and ankle conditions. He co-directs the UCSF Center for Limb Preservation, which specializes in treating patients with lower extremity wounds who are at high risk of amputation, ...

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