Resurgence of Diabetes-Related Nontraumatic Lower Extremity Amputation in the Young and Middle-Aged Adult U.S. Population

We are grateful to Linda Geiss and her coworkers at CDC for their always intriguing efforts at revealing the big picture to us. These data– which certainly aren’t welcome news– are supremely important. Do they signal what we’ve posited for some time? Did the increase in the “denominator” of people with diabetes in the mid-1990s […]

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‪@USC Heart surgeon Brad Allen: next in The #Innovators series on ischemia reperfusion injury and how we can take steps to control it. @KeckMedUSC ‬

Prof. Brad Allen is next in our #Innovators series with a provocative take on aggressive steps to treat reperfusion injury in our highest risk patients. Enjoy!

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Pathophysiology and Principles of Management of the Diabetic Foot – Mechanisms of Vascular Disease – Free Full Text

Here is the free full-text of our chapter in Rob Fitridge’s book courtesy of the National Institutes of Health via Pathophysiology and Principles of Management of the Diabetic Foot – Mechanisms of Vascular Disease – NCBI Bookshelf

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Managing Diabetes Includes an Annual Trip to the Podiatrist – Future of Personal Health

PREVENTION & TREATMENT With more than 30 million Americans living with diabetes, diabetic foot wounds are a problem we see all too frequently in medical practice. via Managing Diabetes Includes an Annual Trip to the Podiatrist – Future of Personal Health  

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Future California Podiatry Student Pitches Worldwide #Souls2Soles Exchange Program Before Delegates from 150 Nations

Alexandria A. Armstrong, a cum-laude graduate of Skidmore College, was invited to ​the D-Foot International Implementation Program in Madrid to ​pitch a ​proposed program that​ she suggested could save limbs and lives, worldwide. “This is like a semester abroad program– except the students are doing the outreach and service to help reinforce education that clinicians new to high-risk […]

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SALSA@USC’s Armstrong Keynotes 19th Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine in Niagara Falls

David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California provided keynote lectures at the 19th Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine (CFPM) in Niagara Falls this past Friday. The lectures, which featured research ranging from implantable medical devices to advances […]

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Delaying Decay? Impairment of an Endothelial NAD+-H2S Signaling Network Is a Reversible Cause of Vascular Aging @DavidASincair

Important work from Das and coworkers from David Sinclair’s and Leonard Guarente’s world-class team. Perhaps a final common pathway exists to delaying sarcopenia, frailty and decline? via Impairment of an Endothelial NAD+-H2S Signaling Network Is a Reversible Cause of Vascular Aging – ScienceDirect

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