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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    The Pressure is OFF: Ontario Improving Diabetic Wound Care

    November 23, 2017

    Bulletin Ontario Improving Wound Care for Patients with Diabetes Province Funding Casts to Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers November 22, 2017 3:00 P.M. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario is covering the cost of specialized casts to provide more support for patients with diabetic foot ulcers.   Wound care devices, which include removable, non-removable and total contact foot casts, can significantly improve patients' quality of life by relieving pressure around the heel, ankle and toes so the foot can properly…

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    HBOT in DFU Treatment: Pressure still on to find compelling evidence for widespread use

    October 20, 2017

    Anna Kitabjian, RN, MSN October 16, 2017   Efficacy of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Diabetic Foot Ulcers Share this content: facebook twitter linkedin google Email Print Researchers evaluated the efficacy and safety profile of using hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. The use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers may not result in a difference in outcomes when compared with standard therapy (ST), according to a study published by Clinical Therapeutics….

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