Archive: May 2016

Oh Canada: Health Canada Approves O’Brien Medical

May 31, 2016

My friend, Dr. Todd O'Brien has slipped over the Maine border  with the coolest neuropathy testing device this year, the ETF128!  Thanks for thinking of us….We The North!  PVM     O’Brien Medical was founded by surgeon/inventor Todd O’Brien, DPM in 1999. O’Brien Medical now introduces the ETF128, an exciting new instrument for the neurodiagnostics market. Source: OBrien Medical | Health Canada Approves O’Brien Medical

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Amputation Central: Every 4 hours a limb is amputated in Ontario as a result of diabetes

May 19, 2016

Ontario report Source: Ontario report | Canadian Diabetes Association

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Impact of Devices that Relieve Pressure on the Cost of Diabetic Foot Ulcers | Canadian Diabetes Association

May 19, 2016

The CDA commissioned a report to assess the potential impact of public funding for offloading devices on the cost of care for diabetic foot ulcers in Ontario. Source: Impact of Devices that Relieve Pressure on the Cost of Diabetic Foot Ulcers | Canadian Diabetes Association

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Diabetes is the leading cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputations

May 19, 2016

For World Foot Health Awareness Month, the CDA has released a new report in B.C. that discusses the benefits of public funding for specialized devices that relieve pressure on foot ulcers. Source: Diabetes is the leading cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputations

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MIT, Mass General Develop Second Skin to Treat Eye Bags, Other Signs of Aging |

May 13, 2016

Research collaborators at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have come up with a special material that can act as a “second skin” to impart a youthful Source: MIT, Mass General Develop Second Skin to Treat Eye Bags, Other Signs of Aging |

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Freedom for the PICU: Liberation Bundle developed by team at McMaster Children’s

May 8, 2016

My wife, Dr. Karen Choong, and her brilliant team of nurses, developed a protocol, The Liberation Bundle to speed recovery, improve outcomes and streamline the discharge out of the PICU. It's working to help make the sickest children, better, faster.  PVM   The Hamilton Spectator – PICU KCLM

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