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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    Amputation Central: Every 4 hours a limb is amputated in Ontario as a result of diabetes

    May 19, 2016

    Ontario report Source: Ontario report | Canadian Diabetes Association

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    Impact of Devices that Relieve Pressure on the Cost of Diabetic Foot Ulcers | Canadian Diabetes Association

    May 19, 2016

    The CDA commissioned a report to assess the potential impact of public funding for offloading devices on the cost of care for diabetic foot ulcers in Ontario. Source: Impact of Devices that Relieve Pressure on the Cost of Diabetic Foot Ulcers | Canadian Diabetes Association

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