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Cost of the diabetic foot syndrome: How to obtain and understand cost data

Monday, 16 September 2019, 12:00 - 14:00, Hall 4.2

Chairs: Andrea Icks, DE, Nikolaos Papanas, GR and William Jeffcoate, UK

Nikolaos Papanas, GR, Andrea Icks, DE: Welcome and Introduction

Marion Kerr, UK: Cost of major amputations in the UK: overview and current situation

Kristin Van Acker, BE: Cost of the diabetic foot syndrome in developed and developing countries: large differences

Andrea Icks, DE: Cost of major amputations in people with diabetes compared to those without diabetes

William Jeffcoate, UK: What is the importance of these findings to clinicians and health care managers?

William Jeffcoate, UK: Summary and Outlook

Organised by the Study Group on “Health Services Research and Health Economics” in collaboration with the Diabetic Foot Study Group (DFSG)