#Diabetes amputations up by a shocking 31 percent in California

One should be heartened by the reduction in diabetes related amputation trending since the mid 1990s. We and others, however, suggested that this trend, while promising, was not cause to rest on laurels.

Today’s report from Cheryl Clark at inewsource.org and KPBS identifies a shocking 31 percent rise in diabetes related amputations throughout the state. For the full report, please click here. 

 

Explore the rate of amputations in California.

For more information on data gathering and methodology, click here.

 

David G. Armstrong

Dedicated to amputation prevention, wound healing, diabetic foot, biotechnology and the intersection between medical devices and consumer electronics.

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