Prologue

Time's the king of men;

He's both their parent and he is their grave,

And gives them what he will, not what they crave.

(Pericles, Prince of Tyre, II, iii, William Shakespeare)

Normal Diabetic Foot

Fig. 1 Foot from the UK. This 85-year-old man with type 2 diabetes of 8 years' duration received regular dressings of his ulcerated ischaemic foot for 9 months, but was not referred until extensive gangrene had developed.

Severe Gangrene

Fig. 2 Foot from Ukraine. This 48-year-old man with type 2 diabetes of 12 years' duration trod on a nail and developed severe infection with wet gangrene of the right 5th toe. He had a longstanding neuropathic ulcer of the left foot.

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