Diabetes-related reulcerations decline with orthotic treatment

07/26/2013 | Healio

A study in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association revealed that personalized orthotic therapy that reduced plantar pressure was tied to lower reulceration rates in diabetes patients with a history of foot ulcers. Data showed reulceration rates in patients dropped from 79% to 15% at two years, while amputation rates declined from 54% to 6% and sick leave rates declined from 100% to 26% during the same period.

View Full Article in:

Healio

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Corporate Counsel - Regulatory Law
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY
Program Coordinator/Lecturer for the Regulatory Science program
Johns Hopkins University
Washington, DC
Senior Attorney
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
Senior or Principal Consultant
PAREXEL International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Chief Financial Officer
Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
Southfield, MI