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 Happen: A great resource from University of Ohio Bioengineering programme

    October 10, 2019

    Advancements in Bionic Technology, One Step at a Time   In the United States, there are nearly 2 million people who have lot limbs. This figure includes an estimated 1,645 veterans who lost at least one limb between 2001 and 2015. Though movies such as Iron Man make bionic technology appear exciting and fascinating, the reality of living with limb loss in much more difficult. To learn more, check out the infographic below created by Ohio University’s Online Master of Science in Electrical…

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    “Be genuinely kind and have empathy for those in need”: My father’s words to me…personified by my wife, Dr. Karen Choong.

    February 4, 2019

    My wife is many things to me, but in this instance, she is my inspiration. This is a Facebook post from Mme. Manchisi descibing her son's harrowing ordeal and her encounter with  my graceful, intelligent, organized, thoughtful and incredibly beautiful wife .  P   Mme Manchisi is doing a facebook thing where she posts something she is grateful for every day for the month of December and today she was grateful for… YOU! You were attending when her son (Matteo…

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