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Increased risk of hospital-acquired foot ulcers in people with diabetes: large prospective study and implications for practice
  1. Frances Wensley1,
  2. Christopher Kerry2,
  3. Gerry Rayman2
  1. 1 Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
  2. 2 Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Ipswich, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Gerry Rayman; gerry.rayman{at}ipswichhospital.nhs.uk

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  • Contributors GR and CK designed the study and collected data. FW collated and analysed the data. FW and GR interpreted analyses and drafted the manuscript. All three authors had final approval of the version to be published.

  • Funding The Diabetes Centre Research Funds.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval Ipswich Hospital Research and Audit Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Data will be available on request to the corresponding author.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors GR and CK designed the study and collected data. FW collated and analysed the data. FW and GR interpreted analyses and drafted the manuscript. All three authors had final approval of the version to be published.

  • Funding The Diabetes Centre Research Funds.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval Ipswich Hospital Research and Audit Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Data will be available on request to the corresponding author.

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