Cost of illness among patients with diabetic foot ulcer in Turkey
Ergun Oksuz, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, 06770 Ankara, Turkey
Simten Malhan, Faculty of Health Sciences, Baskent University, 06770 Ankara, Turkey
Bilge Sonmez, Emir Karatekin Family Health Center, Cankiri Karatekin University, 18100 Cankiri, Turkey
Rukiye Numanoglu Tekin, Faculty of Health Sciences, Baskent University, 6770 Ankara, Turkey
Author contributions: Oksuz E contributed to study conception and design, data acquisition, data analysis and interpretation, writing of article, editing, reviewing and final approval of the article; Malhan S, Sonmez B and Numanoglu Tekin R contributed to study conception and design, data acquisition, data analysis and interpretation, and writing of the article.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Ergun Oksuz, MD, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Baglica Campus, 06770 Ankara, Turkey. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 17, 2016
Peer-review started: June 23, 2016
First decision: July 4, 2016
Revised: August 5, 2016
Accepted: August 27, 2016
Article in press: August 29, 2016
Published online: October 15, 2016