Diabetes

New method reveals the skin complications of diabetes

Multidisciplinary research team published their research "Skin complications of diabetes mellitus revealed by polarized hyperspectral imaging and machine learning" recently in the IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.

Health

Feet and the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused wide-reaching changes, including the temporary closure of some schools, as well as gyms, salons, restaurants and other businesses. In addition, many people have transitioned to working from ...

Diabetes

Deprivation tied to foot disease with new type 2 diabetes

(HealthDay)—Social deprivation is associated with diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) in patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Jan. 22 in Diabetes Care.

Surgery

Q&A: Bunion treatment and surgery

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I developed bunions in my teens and they have grown over the years. Now I cannot wear shoes without some discomfort. Over the past few months, I've noticed throbbing from the bunion on my left foot, although ...

Health

Step forward for culturally inclusive foot health

A Deakin University researcher has undertaken world-leading research to understand and combat the prevalence of poor foot health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Diabetes

First-ever research network tackles diabetic foot complications

Funded by the National Institutes of Health, six U.S. research institutions are launching the first-ever multicenter network to study diabetic foot ulcers, a common and burdensome complication of diabetes and the leading ...

Other

Putting the spring-cam back into stroke patients steps

A research group has developed a new, lightweight and motor-less device that can be easily attached to an ankle support device—otherwise known as an ankle foot orthosis (AFO). The new device will aid stroke patients in ...

Diabetes

Simple test helps to predict and prevent falls

The "enhanced paper grip test" validated by researchers from the Centre for Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Technologies (CBRT) at Staffordshire University involves pulling a small card from underneath the participant's foot ...

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