Half of the amputation cases in the country are because of diabetes;  in MG, there are 26 thousand cases

Half of the amputation cases in the country are because of diabetes; in MG, there are 26 thousand cases

Every hour, three people have their legs and feet amputated in Brazil, according to a survey carried out by the Brazilian Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery (SBACV). Limb amputation is one of the serious consequences of diabetes when treatment is not adequate. The survey reveals that more than half of the cases of amputations …

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