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2013-11-18 23:03:12

Footmaxx is Exhibiting Products in Booth 79 at Diabetic Foot Educational Conference Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Footmaxx, a leading provider of custom-made orthotics, AFOs, and a variety of other lower extremity devices for podiatric and other foot care professions, will be exhibiting its products at Desert Foot 2013, an educational conference focused on the diabetic foot. Desert Foot 2013 will be held November 20-22 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. Footmaxx is located in booth...

2012-05-22 11:30:15

IDSA diabetic foot infection guidelines suggest multidisciplinary team approach is best AT A GLANCE Diabetic foot complications are the most common cause of lower extremity amputations and half of all patients who have a foot amputated die within five years. Most amputations can be prevented with proper care of diabetic foot infections, suggest new guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). A multi-disciplinary team — including infectious diseases...

2009-10-13 06:13:00

LONDON, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Systagenix Wound Management has announced the formation of a new global Medical Advisory Board, consisting of a group of multi-disciplinary and highly respected wound care clinicians and practitioners from North America and Europe, which will be led by Systagenix's newly appointed Medical Director, Dr Robert Snyder. Representing major specialist organisations and thought leaders in the wound care field, the Systagenix Medical Advisory Board will...

2009-04-06 08:00:00

TUCSON, Ariz., and GILROY, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Surgery at The University of Arizona College of Medicine and OmegaGenesis, Inc., announced an agreement to collaborate on potential remedies to address diabetic foot ulcers. The agreement includes joint work in support of potential remedies and to identify effective ways to provide information and education to medical professionals and patients globally. Diabetic foot ulcers are painful, open sores that develop...

2008-06-16 09:01:19

RICHMOND, Virginia, ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- EnzySurge Ltd. (EnzySurge), a provider of innovative solutions for advanced chronic wound management, recently announced the formation of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) comprised of world-renowned scientists, researchers and practitioners with diversified expertise in chronic wounds. The Company named David Armstrong, DPM PhD, Rob Kirsner, MD, PhD, Diane L. Krasner, PhD RN, FAAN, Joseph L. Mills, MD, PhD and Itzhak...

2005-11-29 14:17:54

Every 30 seconds a limb is lost to diabetes. This is the backdrop for two major studies reported in the November 12, 2005, issue of Lancet by Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Sciences' Center for Lower Extremity Ambulatory Research (CLEAR). Dr. David G. Armstrong, CLEAR's Director and a principal investigator on both studies, reiterated: "We have just commemorated World Diabetes Day -- and the focus this year was amputation prevention. So, it's rather timely that these studies...

2005-07-08 13:24:29

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with diabetes face a high risk of having to have a foot or lower leg amputated, but timely surgery may prevent this. When bone inflammation -- osteomyelitis -- occurs in the foot and toes, surgery to remove dead areas and to restore circulation can spare more extensive amputations, according to a new report. "Our series suggests that medical therapy alone is inferior to combined medical and surgical therapy for wound healing and limb...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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