Up to 24% of people with a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) will require amputation . Seek treatment for your DFU before it’s too late.
If you or someone you love has a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU), you may have a lot of questions about DFUs and how to avoid amputation. This website was built to help answer some of your questions.
You’ll learn about:
- How to care for your DFU
- How to prevent DFUs
- What different DFUs look like
- Caregiver tips
- Questions to ask your doctor
You can also download useful resources, including a DFU care guide (available in English and Spanish) and a diabetes diary. Most importantly, you’ll learn that with proper treatment, amputation may be avoidable.
There are many different treatment options for DFUs. That’s why it is so important to take action and get care from a physician at a wound care center who specializes in treating DFUs.
Are you ready to make the right choice for you, your feet and your life?
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