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Section: CME Category: Surgery

The Knife Vs. Gravity: Surgical Offweighting the Diabetic Foot

Jarrod Shapiro, DPM

Jarrod Shapiro, DPM discusses the pathomechanics that contribute to the development of diabetic foot ulcerations, reviews current literature that discuss contributing factors that aid in diabetic foot ulcerations, as well as discussing surgical planning to give patients the best opportunity for them to heal their wounds.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Review the pathomechanics for the development of diabetic foot ulcerations.
  2. Review research articles that discuss numerous contributing factors that play a role in the healing of diabetic foot ulcerations.
  3. Compose an appropriately planned surgery to increase chances of wound healing in the diabetic population
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CPME (Credits: 0.75)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.75 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 01/14/2019 Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

  • Author
  • Jarrod Shapiro, DPM

    Associate Professor, College of Podiatric Medicine
    Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
    Associate Editor PRESENT Podiatry Online

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