Launching new study to reverse Type 2 Diabetes – Virgin.com

December 16, 2014

Launching new study to reverse Type 2 Diabetes : Here’s to our colleague Prof. Nigel Unwin and Sir Richard Branson for launching this bold initiative: The Barbados Diabetes Reversal Study (BDRS) aimed at the heart of the Diabetes epidemic in the Western Hemisphere.

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New drug delivery system to heal diabetic foot ulcers

November 18, 2014

Stanford University School of Medicine researchers presented results at the American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress showing they have developed a drug delivered via a skin patch that can heal wounds and prevent those wounds from reoccurring.

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The Long and Winding Road of Foot Disease in Patients With Diabetes

November 10, 2014

See more here: The Long and Winding Road of Foot Disease in Patients With Diabetes

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What Can I Do With a Patient With Diabetes and Critically Impaired Limb Perfusion Who Cannot Be Revascularized?

October 17, 2014

A patient with limb-threatening diabetic foot syndrome in whom relevant peripheral arterial occlusive disease is proven should receive arterial revascularization as soon as possible to avoid major amputation.

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African American? Have Diabetes? You’re 2.5x as Likely to Get Amputated @apmatweets @bio5 #pcori

October 15, 2014

Black Diabetics More Likely to Need Amputation : This from our SALSAmigo Dartmouth’s Phil Goodney via  Kristina Fiore  and MedPage Today. Older blacks with type 2 diabetes were nearly three times more likely than other Medicare beneficiaries to undergo disease-related leg amputation, researchers found

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Diabetes risk present among overweight, obese metabolically healthy young adults

September 2, 2014

The risk for incident diabetes associated with overweight and obesity was not decreased with a healthy metabolic profile or the absence of diabetes risk factors, according to recent study findings published in Diabetes Care. Gilad Twig, M.D., Ph.D., of Sheba Medical Center in Israel, and colleagues evaluated 33,939 obese men without metabolic risk factors aged 25 years or older to determine the incidence of diabetes among them.

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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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Ilizarov method of fixation for the management of pilon and distal tibial fractures in the compromised diabetic patient: A technique guide.

June 30, 2014

by Edgardo Rodriguez, DPM1, Michael Bowen, DPM2, Alexander Cherkashin, MD3, Mikhail Samchukov, MD4, Stephen Frania, DPM FACFAS5, Paul Dayton, DPM FACFAS6, Patrick Nelson, DPM7 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 7 (2): 6 The purpose of this technique guide is … Continue reading →

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