Treat Foot Infections in Diabetes Based on Severity

Questions are coming up about how to treat foot infections in patients with diabetes.

Most patients will need empiric antibiotics based on likely pathogens and patient-specific factors (allergies, severity, etc).

Mild. For infections with superficial inflammation, recommend covering gram-positives with oral cephalexin or cloxacillin.

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