diabetes

Many who consider their feet normal have abnormalities, loss of sensation

August 12, 2014

Self-reported information about foot health from patients with type 2 diabetes, particularly those with peripheral neuropathy, is not reliable, according to research from the University of Western Australia in Perth. In a community-based cohort of 358 patients with type 2 diabetes, nearly 60 percent of those surveyed for the Fremantle Diabetes Study Phase II said they considered their feet to be normal

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New Eye Monitoring Device Spots Early Signs of Diabetes

August 4, 2014

New Eye Monitoring Device Spots Early Signs of Diabetes :

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Association between diabetic foot ulceration and premature death

July 8, 2014

Diabetes is an established risk factor for several causes of death, including ischemic heart disease, stroke, renal disease, infectious diseases and several cancers. Estimates based on analysis of 123,205 deaths among 820,200 individuals suggest an adjusted hazard ratio of 1.80 (Confidence interval 95 percent) for death from any cause compared to persons without diabetes.

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Prevention of recurrent foot ulcers with plantar pressure-based in-shoe orthoses: The CareFUL prevention multicenter randomized controlled trial

May 20, 2014

The objective is to assess the efficacy of in-shoe orthoses designed based on shape and barefoot plantar pressure in reducing the incidence of submetatarsal head plantar ulcers in people with diabetes, peripheral neuropathy and a history of similar prior ulceration. Research design and methods: single-blinded multicenter randomized controlled trial with subjects randomized to wear shape- and pressure-based orthoses or standard-of-care A5513 orthoses

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Genetic Alterations in Toll-Like Receptor 4 Signaling Pathway and Impairment of Wound Healing in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

April 17, 2014

More: Genetic Alterations in Toll-Like Receptor 4 Signaling Pathway and Impairment of Wound Healing in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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New Sweetener From The Tequila Plant May Aid Diabetes, Weight Loss

March 17, 2014

New Sweetener From The Tequila Plant May Aid Diabetes, Weight Loss :

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Video: Make it Reign for Diabetes

March 2, 2014

Thanks to Chef Charles Mattocks for this!

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Diabetes Affects Almost 50 Percent Of Mexicans, Costs The Government $44B A Year

February 28, 2014

Diabetes Affects Almost 50 Percent Of Mexicans, Costs The Government $44B A Year :

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A Closer Look At Gait Analysis In Patients With Diabetes

February 21, 2014

Observing the gait of patients with diabetes can reveal valuable information that can help avert complications. This author discusses gait abnormalities in patients with diabetes, reviews the influence of ground reactive forces and provides a practical guide to analyzing gait in this patient population. read more

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Smartphone Apps for Diabetes: Do They Really Work?

January 30, 2014

Smartphone Apps for Diabetes: Do They Really Work? – WebMD :

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