Management of Diabetic Foot Disease During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Management of Diabetic Foot Disease During the Covid-19 Pandemic

1. Abstract

1.1. Aim: The new Coronavirus crisis started in December 2019 and spread globally all over the world. Patients at high risk of severe COVID-19 or death have several characteristics, including advanced age and male sex, and have underlying health issues, such as diabetes mellitus. We aimed to determine the impact of the pandemic on diabetic foot disease services and the steps taken within our hospital to support these patients.