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Please refer to this document as: “Schaper et al. Practical guidelines on the prevention and management of diabetic foot disease (IWGDF 2019 update). Diab Metab Res Rev. 2020. e3266”.

This document will be updated as part of the 2023 IWGDF Guidelines.

IWGDF Editorial Board for the 2019 Guidelines

Prof. Benjamin A. Lipsky

Prof. Benjamin A. Lipsky MD, FACP, FIDSA, FRCP (London), FFPM-RCPS (Glasg) Professor Lipsky is currently Professor of Medicine Emeritus at University of Washington, Seattle. He was […]

Dr. Jaap J. van Netten

Senior researcher / Human movement scientist Department of Rehabilitation, Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Dr. Jaap van Netten is a human movement scientist from the Netherlands, […]

A/Prof. Dr. Sicco A. Bus

Human movement scientist Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Dr. Sicco Bus is a human movement scientist and works as an associate professor and principle investigator at […]

Dr. J. Apelqvist

Senior consultant and associate professor Department of endocrinology University hospital of Skåne in Malmö, and division for clinical sciences University of Lund (Sweden) Jan Apelqvist is […]

Prof. Nicolaas C. Schaper

Internist-endocrinologist Dept. Internal Medicine, Div. Endocrinology, Maastricht University Hospital, the Netherlands. Nicolaas Schaper is since several decades closely involved in the diabetic foot. His research is […]

Prof. Dr. Robert J Hinchliffe

Professor of vascular surgery University of Bristol Robert Hinchliffe is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Bristol, Bristol Surgical Trials Centre and Bristol NIHR […]