Archive: Dec 2013

Docphin: A new way to look at medical information.

December 20, 2013

Interview with Docphin Co-founder, Mitesh Patel by SHIV GAGLANI on Dec 19, 2013 • 5:19 pm 0 inShare Anyone who’s had the experience of wading through databases of medical research papers has likely asked herself, “Isn’t there a better way?” That’s what Mitesh Patel and his team at Docphin thought of when they created their tool, hailed by TechCrunch as the “Bloomberg for Doctors.” A physician entrepreneur who’s also serving as a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar, Mitesh took time out of his schedule to answer a few…

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Youth Losing Touch: Neuropathy rates alarmingly high in youth withType 2 DM

December 14, 2013

Rate of Peripheral Neuropathy in Youth with Type 2 Diabetes Recent pilot study indicates that the incidence is alarmingly high…. A pilot study comparing the rates of neuropathy in young people with type 2 diabetes and type 1 diabetes shows that the incidence is much greater for those with type 2 diabetes and very nearly approaches that of adults with type 2 diabetes. This echoes results from an Australian study 7 years ago that showed that there was a high…

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Dr PV Mayer Speaks! Prevention is everything.

December 13, 2013

Diabetic Foot Ulcer Prevention: Best Practices Posted by Amanda Hehr Dr. Perry Mayer is the principal at The Mayer Institute (TMI) in Hamilton, Ontario. TMI is one of Canada's preeminent Preventative Diabetic Foot Care, Advanced Wound Care and Diabetes Education clinics. Dr. Mayer and his team are strongly committed to advancing technologies and prevention practices in the area of diabetic foot care, and Orpyx is thrilled to have him as a valued member of ourMedical and Technical Advisory Board. Dr. Mayer enthusiastically…

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A Clear Message that is not being Heard Clearly: Diabetic risk under appreciated by those most vulnerable

December 9, 2013

Many at Risk for Diabetes and Don't Know It, Study Finds Doctors may not be discussing ways to avoid developing the blood sugar disease, researchers say December 4, 2013 RSS Feed Print     WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) — New research shows that many Americans who are at risk for type 2 diabetes don't believe they are, and their doctors may not be giving them a clear message about their risk. American Diabetes Association researchers surveyed more than 1,400 people…

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A New Negative Pressure Device for the Developing World: Could we adapt this for NPWT? Yes we can.

December 9, 2013

Simple medical suction device   WRITTEN BY DR. PAUL CALDWELL ON DECEMBER 3, 2013 Email Print Text size Comment Dr. Paul Caldwell of Cobourg, Ont. has traveled the world volunteering his medical services, often in poverty-stricken countries where technology is scarce and funding is scarcer. In this video, Dr. Caldwell displays what he calls a Simple Medical Suction Device and would love to hear from his peers what they think of the idea. Please comment below    

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The Structure Sensor is the first 3D sensor for mobile devices.

December 4, 2013

Is this the new way forward in measuring DFU's, scanning for custom footwear and tracking outcome in the treatment of the diabetic foot? We think so and are looking forward to gertting our hands on our own Structure Sensor! Enjoy PVM   The Structure Sensor is the first 3D sensor for mobile devices.

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