Together, we can prevent wounds from getting to a state where amputation is the only choice.
More than 30 US adults are living with diabetes. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Every 30 seconds, someone undergoes an amputation as a result of diabetes (World Journal of Diabetes)
Every year, 73,000 diabetics undergo an amputation of the lower limb. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
Risk of amputation may decrease by up to 75% if the patient is seeking the care of a team specialized in diabetic foot ulcers. (Clinical Infectious Diseases)
Need a wound care team?
If you have been told amputation is your only choice, contact us today. First Coast Cardiovascular Institute is here for you. We have a dedicated limb preservation and wound care team comprised of interventional cardiologists, endovascular experts, and wound care providers.
Don’t take our word for it. CLICK HERE to visit FCCI’s Amputation Prevention Center’s website and read what others have to say in their testimonials.