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Rev Diabet Stud, 2017, 14(4):372-380 DOI 10.1900/RDS.2017.14.372

Duration of Type 2 Diabetes is a Predictor of Elevated Plantar Foot Pressure

Brooke Falzon1, Cynthia Formosa1, Liberato Camilleri2, Alfred Gatt1

1Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta, Msida, MSD 2080, Malta
2Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Faculty of Science, University of Malta, Msida, MSD 2080, Malta
Address correspondence to: Alfred Gatt, e-mail: alfred.gatt@um.edu.mt

Manuscript submitted September 11, 2017; resubmitted November 23, 2017; accepted January 22, 2018.

Keywords: diabetes, foot, diabetes complication, peak plantar pressure, pressure-time integral, metatarsophalangeal joint, foot posture index, ulceration

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