Thanks to our SALSAmigo, CLEAR’s Ryan Crews for putting this together. Here are the thermometry maps we use in SALSA clinic.Read More Do you prescribe thermometry for your diabetic foot patients? Here’s a printable foot map and daily diary for them.
The Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) of the Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine presented multiple studies at the national Diabetes Technology Meeting in Bethesda. SALSA Scientist and research Assistant Professor, Dr. Manish Bharara was presenting four SALSA studies on Thermometry (tissue health monitoring; thermal stimulation of tissue), Charcot […]Read More University of Arizona’s SALSA Represented at Diabetes Technology Meeting, Bethesda 2010
“What should a clinician do in regards with thermometry and activity monitoring, when seeing a diabetic patient?” All the literature out there, suggests that thermometry is useful in “Preventing” foot ulcers and the proven “Delta T” that is considered pre-ulcerous, is 4 Deg F or 2.2 Deg C. However, whether this value of “Delta T” […]Read More Thermometry, Activity & Patients: Notes for the Physicians
Excellent work from our colleagues at University of Minnesota’s Epidemiology Clinical Research Center! “Dr. Rice’s technique was tested in multi-site clinical trials at the University of Wisconsin. The medical outcomes were highly significant and positive for increased wound healing and pain relief. Of patients who practiced the technique, 87.5 percent completely healed their chronic ulcers, […]Read More "Therm Deal" for the Diabetic Feet: WarmFeet Relaxation Method