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Limb- and Person-Level Risk Factors for Lower-Limb Amputation in the Prospective Seattle Diabetic Foot Study | Diabetes Care

February 9, 2018

OBJECTIVE Diabetes is the leading cause of nontraumatic lower-limb amputations in the U.S., but no research has prospectively examined associations between limb-specific measurements and amputation risk among patients without foot ulcer. We investigated amputation risk by limb in relation to the same limb- and person-level factors.RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We conducted a 22-year prospective study among 1,461 male patients with diabetes without foot ulcer (mean age 62.4 years), with 2,893 lower limbs among subjects recruited between 1990 and 2002 from…

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Rexgenero treats first patients in CLI trial – PharmaTimes

January 30, 2018

London, UK-based Rexgenero has reached a major milestone in treating the first patient in a late-stage trial with its lead product, cell therapy REX-001. – News – PharmaTimes Source: Rexgenero treats first patients in CLI trial – PharmaTimes

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Supplements – Wounds Canada

March 9, 2017

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Scaffolds Covered in Stem Cells and Silver Ions to Prevent Osteomyelitis |

February 27, 2017

Bone infections are often very difficult to treat, and with the rise of MRSA this issue has become only more challenging. A team of researchers from Univer Source: Scaffolds Covered in Stem Cells and Silver Ions to Prevent Osteomyelitis |

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SkinGun Investigational Therapy for Burns Uses Patients’ Own Stem Cells for Healing |

February 3, 2017

RenovaCare, a company based in New York City, is seeking FDA approval for the SkinGun, a device to treat burns using a patient’s own stem cells. Significan Source: SkinGun Investigational Therapy for Burns Uses Patients’ Own Stem Cells for Healing |

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Diabetes Contribution to Deaths Underestimated; Third Leading Cause

February 3, 2017

“If diabetes were eliminated…the number of deaths would decline by 12%,” researchers estimate, adding that obesity is also an important factor in the slowing down of increasing life expectancy in the US. Source: Diabetes Contribution to Deaths Underestimated; Third Leading Cause

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