DIAFOTO: a telemedicine intervention to reduce diabetes complications
This study explores if telemedicine monitoring of diabetes-related foot ulcers in municipal health clinics is an equal alternative to traditional outpatient care in specialist health center. With increasing numbers of patients presenting with diabetes-related foot ulcers, there is an increasing demand for patients to receive treatment by specialists. A telemedicine service will be implemented allowing for outpatient services to be provided at the primary health clinic. Patients will be randomized to receive either telemedical monitoring in close cooperation with home care or traditional support from endocrinologist services.
Project Policy Impact Description
May change guidelines for prevention and treatment of diabetic foot ulcers