Clinical Study

The Guyana Diabetes and Foot Care Project: Improved Diabetic Foot Evaluation Reduces Amputation Rates by Two-Thirds in a Lower Middle Income Country

Table 1

Diabetic foot (DF) admissions and amputation rates at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.

VariableBefore DFC (30 months)After DFC (22 months)Analysis

DF admissions (ward records)633924ā€‰
Number of amputations262110ā€‰
Average monthly proportion DF patient with major amputation41.4%11.9% < 0.0001