Foot problems in people with diabetes are a global problem and there is no area in the world that does not report the development of foot lesions as a consequence mainly of neuropathy and peripheral arterial disease. The diabetic foot is a major medical, social and economic problem worldwide. However,
In Africa, incidence and prevalence rates of diabetes are increasing and foot complications are rising in parallel.
In the last two decades interest has grown in a forgotten complication of diabetes: diabetic foot syndrome.