Diabetic Foot Blog

Healing and Preventing Diabetic Foot Wounds (and a little more) @midwesternuniv visiting lecture

September 11, 2014

For those of you ladies and gents attending today’s lecture (or for those of you farther afield), here you go: 

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Device avoids diabetes amputation

September 10, 2014

Device avoids diabetes amputation | The Australian : A DEVICE similar to bathroom scales could stem the tide of patients who lose their limbs as a result of diabetes, researchers have said.

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Diabetic Foot Infections Fall — Not!

September 8, 2014

From Medpage Today By Ed Susman , Contributing Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by  Zalman S. Agus, MD ; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania WASHINGTON — The incidence of diabetic foot infections in the U.S

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SALSA’s Armstrong is First Podiatric Surgeon to Deliver Plenary at SingHealth Congress

September 6, 2014

David G.

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HeatWave 3D Thermal Scanner: Now this is cool

September 6, 2014

Originally posted here: HeatWave 3D Thermal Scanner: Now this is cool

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Healing Diabetic Foot Wounds and Preventing Amputations: A Marriage of Team, Technology and Tenacity

September 4, 2014

Read this article: Healing Diabetic Foot Wounds and Preventing Amputations: A Marriage of Team, Technology and Tenacity

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Offloading the Diabetic Foot: 30 Years of Research in 30 Minutes

September 4, 2014

For those attending the SingHealth-Duke-NUH symposium (and everyone else): enjoy!

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The Diabetic Foot: History, Management and Measurement

September 4, 2014

For those of you attending the SingHealth-Duke-NUH Meeting (and others): Enjoy!

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Two-Drug Combination Accelerates Wound Healing?

August 28, 2014

Health News – Two-Drug Combination Accelerates Wound Healing And Reduces Scar Tissue : Animal study holds promise for treating diabetic ulcers and burns Fast Facts: AMD3100 and tacrolimus, two drugs already FDA-approved for other uses, speed surgical wound healing in mice when given together. The drug combination also reduces scar tissue at the wound site

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Foot in Wallet Disease: Tripped up by "cost saving" reductions in care

August 26, 2014

 We believe this to be the first-ever manuscript in the literature showing what happens when podiatric care is removed from a health system. 

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