Amputations 'a national tragedy'

Updated June 28 2018 - 1:21pm, first published November 14 2017 - 12:00am
Up to 85 per cent of amputations could be prevented.
Up to 85 per cent of amputations could be prevented.

THERE are more than 4400 amputations every year in Australia as a result of diabetes - the second-highest rate in the developed world. And up to 85 per cent of these could be prevented.

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