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An overview of lower limb lymphoedema and diabetes

Tracy Green
14 February 2014

<p>The prevalence for individuals diagnosed with lower limb lymphoedema and coexisting diabetes is unknown. However, both conditions cause significant problems that can compromise the viability of the lower limbs. An extensive search of the literature including medical databases (MEDLINE, PubMed and CINAHL), plus hand searching through diabetes journals, podiatry journals and wound care journals, was undertaken to search for published literature relating to diabetes and lymphoedema of the lower limb.</p>

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