By 2030, at least 550 million people will have diabetes- approximately 10% of the world's adult population.

- International Diabetes Federation, 2011

Diabetes kills more people annually than breast cancer and AIDS combined.

- American Diabetes Association, 2009

60-70% of those with diabetes will develop peripheral neuropathy, or lose sensation in their feet.

- Dyck et al. Diabetic Neuropathy 1999

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    Robots are Taking Over the World: We appreciate all the help that they can give us in helping our patients get back on their feet

    November 26, 2014

    REHAB Robotic Walker for Improved Rehabilitation by JOSHUA CHEN on Nov 25, 2014 • 1:35 pm 2 inShare Assistant Professor Yu Haoyong and his team from the National University of Singapore have created a robotic walker to assist physiotherapists. This newly designed device promises not only to improve the quality but also the productivity of therapy sessions. The most important aspect of this machine is that it allows the patient to practice walking on the ground instead of a treadmill. This technology consists of six different modules:…

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    More Clarity for our Beloved Apps

    November 26, 2014

    Grayhill 17 Megapixel Touch Panels for Medical Applications by EDITORS on Nov 25, 2014 • 12:53 pm 1 inShare Grayhll (La Grange, IL), a company that makes all sorts of human interface devices, is releasing new high resolution touch panels for medical applications. The screens are able to track up to ten fingers at 4,096 x 4,096 (17 megapixel) accuracy. Plus, they work just fine with medical gloves, and since the screens can be disinfected, they can be used in surgical applications for radiological image browsing, accessing…

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