Editorial

Working to prevent diabetes-related amputations

We are all aware of the growing menace of diabetes mellitus and its dreaded complication — the diabetic foot — which is known to lead to lower limb amputations, affecting patients’ quality of life. Hence concerted efforts have been made in the form of awareness initiatives and educational...

Perspectives of a newcomer to the Middle East

As a newcomer to the Middle East region, I had little idea what to expect in terms of healthcare provision, treatments available, and in particular the management of the diabetic foot when I arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Despite my many years of experience in the National Health...