Category Archive: Limb Salvage Teams

5 Years On: The sad truth about diabetic foot disease

January 13, 2018

It has been 5 years since Travis Hayden-Rowe made this beautiful video celebrating 6 of our courageous patients' struggle with diabetic foot disease. 3 of them have passed away since. The diabetic foot is a marker for death but the wound isn't what leads to their demise. They die of heart attacks and strokes. We need to do more to recognize this fact and treat the factors that lead to this end. The presentation of the diabetic foot should not be just…

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The Pressure is OFF: Ontario Improving Diabetic Wound Care

November 23, 2017

Bulletin Ontario Improving Wound Care for Patients with Diabetes Province Funding Casts to Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers November 22, 2017 3:00 P.M. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario is covering the cost of specialized casts to provide more support for patients with diabetic foot ulcers.   Wound care devices, which include removable, non-removable and total contact foot casts, can significantly improve patients' quality of life by relieving pressure around the heel, ankle and toes so the foot can properly…

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Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study

January 23, 2017

Source: Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study

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Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study – Canadian Journal of Diabetes

September 23, 2016

Data concerning outcomes of Canadian patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) arelimited. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the healing rates and identifythe predictors of poor outcomes following advanced wound care in patients presentingwith DFUs. Source: Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study – Canadian Journal of Diabetes

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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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Virtual Reality to Help Control Prosthetic Arms |

July 9, 2016

Virtual reality is finding a surprising application in rehab, as a team of engineers at Arizona State University will soon be using an Oculus Rift headset Source: Virtual Reality to Help Control Prosthetic Arms |

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