Phu Thi Hong Thuy, a 48-year-old woman with diabetes, had her leg amputated after she cut herself on a closet at home. "Sometimes I feel my leg itching, but when I look, it's not there," said Ms Thuy, a patient at Nguyen Tri Phuong Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
The SUMMIT EDUESSENCE 2021 of Diabetic Foot and Complex Wounds was held digitally from August 27-29 of 2021, whose transmission was from Bogota, Colombia, South America for all Latin America, event supported by D-Foot International, the Latin American Diabetes Association (ALAD) and the Colombian Association of Internal Medicine (ACMI).
The D Foot International in partnership with Urgo Medical conducted an International Training Program in Diabetic Foot care in September 2021.
The Nominating Committee and the Board of D-Foot International elected Professor Andrew Boulton as an Honorary Member of D-Foot International.
This well-deserved nomination stems from his considerable contribution to the fight against the diabetic foot. His overall achievements for the past four decades have been well recognised both nationally and internationally.