A Study to Determine the Impact of Patient-Centered Education and the Use of Digital Photography for Evaluating Adherence with Routine Foot Care and Decrease the Occurrence and Severity of Foot Ulcerations in High-Risk Diabetic Foot Patients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to look at the relationship of patient-centered education, the Electronic Medical Record (patient portal) and the use of digital photography to improve the practice of routine foot care and reduce the number of foot ulcers/wounds in patients with diabetes.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Based on risk classification of the Comprehensive Foot Examination by the American Diabetes Association, risk categories 1, 2 and 3 are included in the study

Exclusion Criteria

  • Without a smartphone
  • Without patient portal access
  • Has documented cognitive disability such as confusion, disorientation, dementia, alzheimer’s disease, mental retardation

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Annie Rose Manuel, M.S.N., R.N.

Closed for enrollment

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