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Table 2 Diabetic complications of the subjects in the structured health care program and controls

From: Structured health care for subjects with diabetic foot ulcers results in a reduction of major amputation rates

Parameter SHC Controls
  n (%) (n%)
VPT < 4/8 654 (95.6) 457 (90.0)
CAN 289 (42.3) n. d.
retinopathy   
background 561 (82.0) n. d.
proliferative 55 (8.0) n. d.
Microalbuminuria 269 (39.2) n. d.
creatinine >130μmol/l 104 (15.2) 71 (14.1)
prior amputation 249 (36.4)  
toe 152 (22.2) n. d.
transmetatarsal 34 (5.0) n. d.
below the knee 40 (5.8) 73 (14.4)
above the knee 23 (3.4) 53 (10.5)
CAD 567 (82.9) 396 (78.1)
prior AMI 47 (6.9) 41 (8.0)
prior stroke 51 (7.5) 48 (9.5)
hypertension 621 (90.8) 441 (87.0)
dyslipidemia 540 (78.9) n. d.
smoking 231 (33.8) 158 (31.2)
  1. VPT vibration perception threshold.
  2. CAN cardiac anatomic neuropathy.
  3. CAD coronary artery disease.
  4. SHC structured health care group.