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Latest Diabetic foot Stories

2013-08-06 23:26:03

Diabetics are at a heightened risk for foot wounds in the midst of the summer. Marc Kaplan of Save Rite Medical wants to make a statement on the dangers of improper wound care and offer tips about how to avoid ulcers. BROOKLYN, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 With summer in full-swing, warm-weather inhabitants are frequently wearing sandals or even going barefoot to keep cool. Everyone loves the beach and having their toes in the sand, but Marc Kaplan, manager of Save Rite Medical, thinks that...

2013-07-24 23:21:16

Footlogics Canada, a leader in innovative, therapeutic foot care solutions has developed a new level of walking comfort for Diabetics, the Sensi over-the-counter orthotic insole. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in Canada and according to the Canadian Diabetes Association, "There are more than 9 million people afflicted with diabetes or pre-diabetes,” and many of these people will develop foot problems related to this illness....

2013-07-10 14:17:06

There have been dramatic decreases in the number and severity of lower limb amputations over the past decade, according to a new study published in the July 2013 issue of Foot & Ankle International. At the same time, orthopedic advances in treating diabetic foot ulcers have become more commonplace, hopefully decreasing the need for amputation. The statistics on diabetes prevalence and impact are sobering. Nearly 26 million U.S. children and adults, or 8 percent of the population, have...

2013-07-08 12:27:32

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There have been dramatic decreases in the number and severity of lower limb amputations over the past decade, according to a new study published in the July 2013 issue of Foot & Ankle International. At the same time, orthopaedic advances in treating diabetic foot ulcers have become more commonplace, hopefully decreasing the need for amputation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130708/DC43605) (Logo:...

2013-05-11 23:03:18

MMAR Medical announces new selection of Orthofeet therapy shoes aimed at helping more Diabetes patients with severe foot pain. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 MMAR Medical helps every step matter with Orthofeet Diabetic Shoes. MMAR Medical announces a new section to their site dedicated to patients with neuropathy and severe foot pain due to Diabetes. The new section contains Orthofeet therapy shoes, a revolutionary shoe designed to provide comfort and flexibility. According the American...

2013-02-21 08:30:47

NORTHVALE, N.J., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A study from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, reinforces the long-term benefits of shoe inserts in significantly reducing diabetes-related amputations. According to experts at Orthofeet, a leading designer and manufacturer of therapeutic footwear, the findings are the latest in a series of international studies that validate the importance of proper footwear for adults with diabetes. In the Swedish study, the use of...

2013-01-31 23:04:19

MEDICC Review´s special issue, “Cuba Tackles Diabetes”, contributes to the global body of evidence for tackling this epidemic chronic disease. Cuba has the lowest diabetes mortality rate in the Americas. Oakland, Calif., (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) today published a special MEDICC Review issue: Cuba Tackles Diabetes. The only English-language journal focusing on Cuban health and medicine, the MEDICC Review January issue...

2013-01-29 23:03:57

FirstVitals Health and Wellness Inc., of California, a technology-enabled service company focused on reducing complications of diabetes related to neuropathy and foot ulcers/amputation, announced that it has received a donation from NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq:NURO) to supplement its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Grant project in Hawaii. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 NeuroMetrix, a medical device company focused on the diagnosis and treatment of the neurological...

2013-01-08 16:23:49

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Though there's no cure for diabetic neuropathy, patients can now find relief from its symptoms through a groundbreaking treatment developed by podiatric surgeon Dr. Bill Releford. His proprietary protocol uses platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) to eliminate the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy, a common, chronic, and often debilitating complication of the disease. PRP injections are a non-surgical therapy that use a concentrated...

2012-09-05 02:31:29

SAN DIEGO, September 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), today announced that its lead regenerative medicine product, DERMAGRAFT (human fibroblast-derived dermal substitute) has received regulatory approval from Health Canada as a class IV medical device for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), a complication of diabetes. This approval gives Shire Regenerative Medicine the potential to extend availability of DERMAGRAFT to people with DFUs...