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Response to: Effects of wear and tear of therapeutic footwear in patients remission. A 5-year follow-up study

Published:January 08, 2023DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2023.110243
      We read with pleasure the recent contribution by López-Moral and colleagues on the effects of wear and tear of therapeutic footwear in your journal [
      • López-Moral M.
      • García-Morales E.
      • Molines-Barroso R.J.
      • García-Madrid M.
      • Álvaro-Afonso F.J.
      • Lázaro-Martínez J.L.
      Effects of wear and tear of therapeutic footwear in patients remission. A 5-year follow-up study.
      ]. Footwear is a cornerstone in preventing diabetes-related foot ulcers [
      • Bus S.A.
      • Lavery L.A.
      • Monteiro-Soares M.
      • Rasmussen A.
      • Raspovic A.
      • Sacco I.C.N.
      • et al.
      Guidelines on the prevention of foot ulcers in persons with diabetes (IWGDF 2019 update).
      ], and research in this field is scarce [
      • van Netten J.J.
      • Price P.E.
      • Lavery L.A.
      • Monteiro-Soares M.
      • Rasmussen A.
      • Jubiz Y.
      • et al.
      Prevention of foot ulcers in the at-risk patient with diabetes: a systematic review.
      ]. We applaud López-Moral and colleagues with their efforts to contribute to the evidence-base in this field, with this practical and clinically relevant trial.
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      References

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        • García-Morales E.
        • Molines-Barroso R.J.
        • García-Madrid M.
        • Álvaro-Afonso F.J.
        • Lázaro-Martínez J.L.
        Effects of wear and tear of therapeutic footwear in patients remission. A 5-year follow-up study.
        Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2022; 189: 1-6https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2022.109971
        • Bus S.A.
        • Lavery L.A.
        • Monteiro-Soares M.
        • Rasmussen A.
        • Raspovic A.
        • Sacco I.C.N.
        • et al.
        Guidelines on the prevention of foot ulcers in persons with diabetes (IWGDF 2019 update).
        Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2019; 36: 1-18https://doi.org/10.1002/dmrr.3269
        • van Netten J.J.
        • Price P.E.
        • Lavery L.A.
        • Monteiro-Soares M.
        • Rasmussen A.
        • Jubiz Y.
        • et al.
        Prevention of foot ulcers in the at-risk patient with diabetes: a systematic review.
        Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2016; 32: 84-98https://doi.org/10.1002/dmrr.3270

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