Participants included in the study must:
- Have type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- Have problems with the nerves in their feet.
- Have an ulcer on the bottom surface of their foot that has been present for 3 weeks
or more and is of sufficient size to qualify for the study.
- Be able to apply study drug to their ulcer, or have a caregiver do it.
- Be able to visit the doctor regularly during the 4½ month study.
Participants may not participate in the study if:
- Their ulcer is caused by bad blood flow to their foot.
- Their ulcer is infected.
- They cannot wear a special boot during the study to take pressure off the ulcer.
- They have certain other diseases, or are using certain types of drugs.