Smart Insoles for Foot Ulcers

A report from Great Britain says that wearing pressure-sensing smart insoles can lower the recurrence of diabetic foot ulcers by as much as 86 percent…

A New Device for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just given the green light for the marketing of a new device for treating diabetic foot ulcers. Known as the dermaPACE system, it’s the first shock-wave device for foot ulcers…

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Simple Steps Can Reduce Amputation Rate by Half

Foot complications that lead to amputation are among the most feared consequences of uncontrolled diabetes. But according to researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, shoe inserts, podiatry (foot treatment), regular foot checkups, and information can reduce the number of amputations due to diabetes by 50%... Read More