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Latest Report Notes Rapid Increase in the Incidence of Diabetic Foot Ulcers in 7 Major Markets

Press Release   •   Feb 16, 2017 07:09 EST

A new report added to the massive database of states that the soaring prevalence of diabetes is the primary factor driving the diabetic foot ulcers (DFC) market. The 59-page research publication is titled “EpiCast Report: Diabetic Foot Ulcers - Epidemiology Forecast To 2025” and tracks the occurrence of this condition among people over the next eight years. This report serves as an ideal blueprint for those looking to make the most of the immense opportunity presented by the overall market for diabetes care. Stakeholders can form strategic and profitable decisions based on the findings of this study.

The report takes into account the key trends of diabetic foot ulcers in the seven major markets (7MM), namely France, Italy, the U.K., the U.S., Germany, Spain, and Japan. It offers a decade-long forecast on the epidemiology and diagnosis of DFC and provides information pertaining to the incidence rate and prevalent cases, both diagnosed and undiagnosed. These are further studies on the basis of age and sex. The publication also sheds light on the incidence of peripheral artery disease and diabetic foot infection in the seven major markets.

Diabetic foot ulcer is a complication occurring among patients of diabetes mellitus and major causes include peripheral neuropathy, mechanical changes in the conformation of the foot, and atherosclerotic peripheral arterial disease.

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This common and immensely disabling condition has become increasingly prevalent in recent years. The report finds that in the U.K., the prevalence of diabetic foot ulcers is an estimated 5.1% while in Algeria it is just under 12.0%. It has been found that the chance of developing this condition in the lifetime of an individual is around 25.0%. The research study also states that the diagnosed incident cases of diabetic foot ulcers in the seven major markets will reach 1,487,754 cases in 2025, rising from 1,060,036 cases in 2015. If these figures hold true, the incident rate is slated to rise at a 4.03% annual growth rate.

This alarming statistic has become a major cause for concern among the public in developing as well as developed countries. The outcome of diabetic foot ulcers can range from hospitalization to amputations of the lower extremities. Considering the economic burden brought on by diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers over the next two decades, countries are focusing on bringing this condition under control through aggressive research and development.

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The report includes a forecast of the total prevalent cases of diabetic foot ulcers and the number of cases diagnosed during the period of 2015 to 2025 in the seven major markets. It also includes findings based on various studies that shed light on the incidence rate based on age and sex. Diagnosed incidences of diabetic foot ulcers have been classified into three main categories: ischemic, neuropathic, and neuroischemic. is the most comprehensive collection of market research reports. MarketResearchReports.Biz services are specially designed to save time and money for our clients. We are a one stop solution for all your research needs, our main offerings are syndicated research reports, custom research, subscription access and consulting services. We serve all sizes and types of companies spanning across various industries.