Foot wounds are a common complication of diabetes mellitus, and a significant number of them lead to amputation. Fortunately, the majority of diabetic foot wounds are preventable. In this article, we review the different factors leading to ulceration and outline the essentials of a thorough evaluation. Finally, we present the various management strategies available to the treating physician.

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