THE 2019 IWGDF GUIDELINES ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

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Practical guidelines

Download the IWGDF Practical Guidelines below, and read about the authors. Please refer to this document as: "Schaper et al. Practical guidelines on the prevention and […]

Prevention guideline

Download the IWGDF Prevention guideline below, and read about the working group members. Please refer to this document as: "Bus et al. Guidelines on the prevention […]

Offloading guideline

Download the IWGDF Offloading guideline below, and read about the working group members. Please refer to this document as: "Bus et al. Guidelines on offloading foot […]

PAD guideline

Download the IWGDF Guideline on the diagnosis, prognosis and management of peripheral artery disease in patients with foot ulcers in diabetes below, and read about the […]

Infection guideline

Download the IWGDF Guideline on infection via the link below, and read about the working group members. Please refer to this document as: "Lipsky et al. […]

Wound healing interventions guideline

The IWGDF Guideline on wound healing interventions is available via the download link below. Please refer to this document as: "Rayman et al. Guidelines on use […]

Classification guideline

New in 2019 is the IWGDF Guideline on classification of diabetic foot ulcers. Download the guideline with the button below. Please refer to this document as: […]

Development and Methodology

Please download the document describing the Development and Methodology of the 2019 IWGDF Guidelines via the link below, and read about the IWGDF Editorial Board members. […]

Definitions & criteria

Several disciplines are involved in the management of diabetic foot disease and having a common vocabulary is essential for clear communication. Thus, based on a review […]