Archive: Jul 2013

Orpyx Moving Forward with Innovative Insoles: Treatment for diabetic neuropathy just steps away.

July 28, 2013

Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend Meet the SurroSense Rx™ Orpyx will be attending theAPMA Annual Scientific Meetingin Las Vegas from July 21-25th where we will be launching theSurroSense Rx™ device.  For the first time ever, people will be able to sign out trial devices at the show.  We are encouraging all attendees to lace up, walk a mile in our shoes, and see the potential for the SurroSense Rx™ device to truly make a difference in the lives of…

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Ultra-Sensitive Artificial Skin: Soda bottles and gold bring life back to neuropathic skin?

July 28, 2013

Flexible, Advanced Sensor Could Lead to Ultra-Sensitive Artificial Skin by SCOTT JUNG on Jul 15, 2013 • 9:46 am No one wants ultra-sensitive skin, especially here and now in the Northern Hemisphere where the summer season creates hot, dry weather. Over at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, however, ultra-sensitive (artificial) skin would be considered a technological breakthrough that could revolutionize everything from prosthetic limbs to mechanical strain sensors. And, thanks to a new, advanced sensor that was  developed, ultra-sensitive artificial skin could be one step…

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A little bit of information can be dangerous. Not all what comes out of the mouths of “specialists” should be believed.

July 28, 2013

  Physician Blames All Lower Extremity Amputations on Podiatrists – published article keywords: Physician Blames All Lower Extremity Amputations on Podiatrists – article Section:  News   The article below was in my email the other day with the title of Lower Amputation Prevention Tip.. … Imagine my suprise when I started to read it. And then I find out that it was first published last year. I have so many questions about this. Who is this guy and why does he merit…

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Are You Sponge Worthy? This one works on sugar control.

July 28, 2013

Glucose Sensing Sponge Delivers Insulin Precisely When and Where Needed by EDITORS on Jul 17, 2013 • 1:08 pm Though synthetic insulin and blood glucose meters have been available for decades, diabetics continue experiencing abnormal sugar levels because it’s almost impossible to continuously monitor glucose and inject insulin in real-time with sufficient precision. Wearable glucose meters and insulin pumps are currently being investigated to work together as an “artificial pancreas,” but there seems to be a limit to how fast changes in blood sugar can…

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a very good reason to go back to school. Especially THIS school!

July 28, 2013

  Volume 6 – Issue 2      Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH PRESENT RI Editor Diabetic Limb Salvage An International Perspective   I just returned from a glorious week in Milan, Italy. After several prior trips to this former capitol city, this was the first time I actually encountered beautiful weather – everyday.  The occasion for the trip was the first Diabetic Foot International Summer School of Surgery – “real life in a multidisciplinary diabetic foot center”.  The course was directed…

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Who Are You? Right handed middle aged men with poor diabetic control and other stuff. We have our work in front of us now.

July 28, 2013

    Who are diabetic foot patients? A descriptive study on 873 patients   Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) as the leading cause of lower limb amputation is one of the most important complications of diabetes mellitus (DM). Patient and physician's education plays a significant role in DFU prevention. While effective treatment and formulation of prevention guidelines for DFU require a thorough understanding of characteristics of DFU patients and their ulcers, there are reports that not only patients'but also physicians'information about these…

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