L’elefante nella stanza

The elephant in the room

Despite its increasing prevalence, severity and mortality, the Diabetic Foot Syndrome (DFS) still remains an unaddressed critical issue in Diabetology.
The management of DFS is adequately performed only in few Centres, and clinical outcomes vary, depending on the possibility of patients to access optimal standards of care.
To rivitalize the debate upond DFS and to make concrete proposals to improve the quality of therapy and the accessibility to optimal care, we wrote this editorial.