Diabetes footcare in dark skin tones

Date: June 2024
Published by: Diabetes Africa Ltd
Authors: Zulfiqarali Abbas, Bernadette Adeyileka-Tracz, Luxmi Dhoonmoon, Chris Manu, Joan St John
Access: Open

It is designed to provide essential information as well as quick tips to improve foot care for people with dark skin tone living with diabetes.

Co-authors and reviewers represent diverse professional backgrounds, including primary and community care, secondary, and tertiary care. They are subjectmatter experts in diabetes, tissue viability, and podiatry, among others.

Mölnlycke provided the financial support to enable this collaboration. Images were sourced from contributors and specialists from around the world. Their support is acknowledgedwith thanks.

Diabetes Africa conceptualised the handbook and coordinated the project until its completion.

In addition to their contribution as authors, Chris Manu, Luxmi Dhoonmoon, Joan St John and Zulfiqarali Abbas provided advice and guidance throughout the development phases of the project

This report also benefited from the in-depth reviews and comments of other passionate experts.

The editors are grateful to all for their time, and invaluable contribution in the development of this handbook.