Welcome To Egyptian Society of Diabetic foot

The Egyptian Society of Diabetic Foot (ESDF) is a Non Governmental Organization. ESDF aims to enhance foot care for diabetic patients in Egypt and Arab World through spreading knowledge and enhancing active collaboration between all specialties interested in saving limbs and lives of diabetic patients.

The Egyptian Diabetic Foot conference

The Egyptian society of diabetic foot in collaboration with Pan African Diabetic Foot study group organized their 8th annual conference at Hilton Dreamland Hotel, Cairo on 20-21 October 2016. The conference provided state-of-the-art and practical information about the management of foot problems in patients with diabetes.

Diabetic foot is a devastating complication of diabetes mellitus. Gangrene and amputation is usually wrongly considered as synonym for diabetic foot, although a lot of symptoms and signs usually precede such advanced pathology by several years. However, of all chronic complications of diabetes, foot problems and their risk factors are the easiest to detect and the simplest to prevent. Most of the studies suggested that simple interventions can reduce amputations by up to 80%.

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