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The American Diabetes Association guidelines recommend an annual foot exam in patients with type 1 and 2 diabetes who are ten years old or older and who have been diagnosed with diabetes at least five years. Quality improvement tools were used to improve the care provided to our patients by implementing an annual food exam.

MeSH Keywords

Diabetes Mellitus; Diabetic Foot; Quality Improvement; Child; Adolescent


Diagnosis | Endocrine System Diseases | Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | Pediatrics


Presented at Children's Mercy Research Days, May 2019

Quality Improvement: Implementing a Foot Exam to Improve Care for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus



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