Archive: Sep 2010

TMI Supports the CDA at Annual Golf Tournament

September 29, 2010
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Dedicated Foot Clinic Lowers Amputation Incidence In Diabetics

September 29, 2010

A clinic that provides multidisciplinary foot care for diabetic patients may significantly reduce the need for diabetes-related lower-extremity amputations, UK researchers reported here at the 46th European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) meeting. In 2005, the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust in London, established the “Combined Foot Clinic,” which focuses on limb salvage in diabetic patients who present with disease-related foot ulcers. Individuals are referred to the clinic by their primary care physician where they are managed by a…

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Multidisiplinary Limb Salvage Teams a Cost Effective Way to Reduce Diabetic Amputations

September 28, 2010
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Podiatric Lead Limb Preservation Teams Improve Outcomes For Diabetic Foot Disease

September 24, 2010
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Using Stem Cells to Assist Charcot Reconstruction

September 24, 2010

Stem Cell Applications in Diabetic Charcot Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery PUBLICATION DATE: Sep 01 2010 Issue: 9: September 2010 Start Page: 226 End Page: 229 author: Daniel K. Lee, DPM, FACFAS; Gerit D. Mulder, DPM, MS, FAPWCA, FRCST Abstract: Bone regeneration and repair via mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are intriguing and challenging thoughts today.Many have claimed that MSCs are powerful tools for bone regeneration due to their ability to differentiate into osteoblasts. Seeking all three essential bone growth properties…

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Another Irish Rebellion?

September 17, 2010

€9.72m spent locally treating preventable diabetes foot condition KILKENNY ADVERTISER, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010. One podiatrist in Carlow Kilkenny to cover all footcare needs 324 hospital admissions for diabetic foot disease in the Kilkenny area have cost the HSE South €9.72 million. Failure to develop specific health policies to manage diabetes care has led the HSE South to spend over €75 million on in-patient costs treating largely preventable complications of diabetic foot disease between 2005 and 2009, according to Diabetes Action’s…

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