Category Archive: Research

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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NEWSFLASH!!!! Robots are taking over the world. (at least to help diagnose diabetic end organ damage)

November 30, 2016

Artificial intelligence screens for diabetic retinopathy Google scientists say ‘deep learning’ algorithm has high sensitivity and specificity WRITTEN BY ANDREW SKELLY ON NOVEMBER 29, 2016 FOR CANADIANHEALTHCARENETWORK.CA  Read more articles on:  diabetes  Email Print Text size Comment In yet another sign of the growth of artificial intelligence research in medicine, Google researchers have published a paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association showing their image-recognition software could effectively screen for diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Varun Gulshan (PhD) of Google Inc. in Mountain View, Calif., and colleagues employed…

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HBOT Takes a Dive: Healing rates for HBO treated DFU’s the same as sham.

January 13, 2016

Source: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Does Not Reduce Indications for Amputation in Patients With Diabetes With Nonhealing Ulcers of the Lower Limb: A Prospective, Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

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5 for 65 and 1 for 33: A small number of patients account for the majority of health care costs in Ontario

January 11, 2016

5% of Ontario’s patients account for 65% of healthcare spending ICES study also reveals that 1% account for 33% of healthcare spending ON JANUARY 11, 2016  Email Print Text size Comment TORONTO | About 65% of healthcare funding in Ontario is spent to care for 5% of the population, according to a new study from the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences. The study, published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, also found that 1% of the population accounts for 33% of healthcare spending in…

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Will the “real” Dietary Guidelines please stand up? — Medium

January 9, 2016

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), which inform the $16 billion dollar school lunch program, federal procu… Source: Will the “real” Dietary Guidelines please stand up? — Medium

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For mildly obese diabetics, weight loss surgery may be helpful

September 17, 2015

The benefits of weight loss surgery for mildly obese people with type 2 diabetes can last at least five years, according to a new study. Source: For mildly obese diabetics, weight loss surgery may be helpful

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