Interdisciplinary Diabetic Foot Study

Strategic objectives

  • To promote research activity in the field of the diabetic foot.
  • To promote the continuing education of health professionals involved in this pathology.
  • To stimulate multidisciplinary work in the approach to the diabetic foot.
  • To reduce the amputation rate associated with the presence of diabetic foot ulceration.
  • To determine the risk factors associated with biomechanical alterations and limited joint mobility in the diabetic foot.
  • To analyse the relationship of peripheral vascular disease and diabetic neuropathy in the development of the diabetic foot.
  • To analyse the different types of treatment for diabetic foot osteomyelitis.
  • To determine the factors that alter the quality of life of diabetic patients with foot ulcers.

Lines of research


UNESCO codes:

  • 320103 Microbiology
  • 321304 Surgery
  • 320502 Endocrinology
  • 3210 Preventive medicine

Key words:

  • Lower limb amputation
  • Biomechanics
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Limited joint mobility
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Diabetic foot ulcer
  • Diabetic foot

Other members of the group

  • Francisco Javier Álvaro Afonso
  • Juan Vicente Beneit Montesinos Del Olmo
  • Carmen Blasco Fanlo
  • Elpidio Calvo Manuel
  • María Del Carmen García Carrión
  • Esther Alicia García Morales
  • Yolanda García Álvarez
  • José Luis García Klepzig
  • Marta García-Madrid Martín De Almagro
  • Mateo López Moral
  • Raúl Juan Molines Barroso
  • Irene Sanz Corbalan
  • Aroa Tardáguila García