The Economic Value of Specialized Lower Extremity Medical Care by Podiatric Physicians in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

March 1, 2011

The APMA-sponsored Thomson Reuters study, "The Economic Value of Specialized Lower Extremity Medical Care by Podiatric Physicians in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers" dramatically demonstrates the significant impact care by a podiatrist has on health-care outcomes and spending. APMA encourages members to use these data in discussions with legislators, the media, and other health-care professionals. Below are a variety of tools and resources to help you in spreading this important message.

Download the Thomson Reuters study as published in JAPMA and a one-page summary of the study.

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“The Economic Value of Specialized Lower‐Extremity Medical Care by Podiatric Physicians in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers”, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Vol. 101, No 2, March/April 2011.


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