Review of the role of podiatrists in diabetes care highlights the need for further research

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  • The key limitation on this evidence is the low overall risk of amputation.  With rare outcomes, we need lots of patients to see any benefit.
  • The search was conducted in September 2011.  Relevant studies may have been published since.
  • The literature search did not use common synonyms for podiatry and was limited to MeSH headings.  The review may have missed important studies, including ones not published in English.