Category Archive: Diabetic Foot Exam

Diabetes Canada Steps up the Heat: A call to action in the fight to prevent diabetic amputations

June 1, 2018

        NEW REPORTS HIGHLIGHT ACTION NEEDED TO SAVE LIMBS AND IMPROVE LIVES   May 09, 2018 Time to act against preventable diabetes-related amputations In some provinces one lower limb amputation occurs every day as a result of a diabetic foot ulcer, with the frequency varying across Canada. Many of these amputations could be prevented with proper care and access to supports. In recognition of World Foot Health Awareness Month, Diabetes Canada has released new reports that address the benefits…

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Severe foot pathology predicts death in diabetes : Dermatology News

September 29, 2016

Source: Severe foot pathology predicts death in diabetes : Dermatology News

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Diabetes Ups Risk of Amputation in Critical Limb Ischemia –Doctors Lounge

September 21, 2016

Source: Diabetes Ups Risk of Amputation in Critical Limb Ischemia –Doctors Lounge

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CPR for Management of DFU’s in the WC: All from our friend Say-it-aint-so, Joe Mills.

July 9, 2016

Clinical Practice Recommendations for Management of the Diabetic Foot in the Wound Clinic Mon, 06/13/16 – 13:49 Login toDownload PDF version Issue Number:  Volume 10 Issue 6 – June 2016 Author(s):  Joseph L. Mills, Sr., MD DFUs remain the precursors to amputation, and efforts among healthcare providers must focus on prevention and expeditious treatment if amputation rates are to be reduced.   In 2009, a summit was held in Tucson, AZ, to initiate the development of an ongoing, sustainable relationship…

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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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April 18, 2016

German patients hospitalized with diabetic foot syndrome had higher amputation and mortality rates vs. patients hospitalized with peripheral artery disease, according to recent study findings. Nasser M. Malyar, MD, of the division of vascular medicine, department of cardiovascular medicine at University Hospital Muenster, Germany, and colleagues analyzed insurance data from 40,335 patients

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