Dr. David Armstrong, Professor of Surgery at USC’s Keck School of Medicine and former University Distringuished Outreach Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona on the Diabetes Epidemic and the rise in its feared complication, amputation.Read More @USC Armstrong on the @Buckmastershow – Diabetic Amputations are rising (again)— but there’s hope. Here’s how.
Scientists have identified two proteins that can partially stimulate growth in amputated toes in mice, a discovery that puts us one step closer to one day being able to replace amputated limbs in humans. Congratulations to our colleagues Yu and coworkers at Texas A&M. Nature Communicationsvolume 10, Article number: 424 (2019)Read More Regrowing toes…step by step?
In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show the program’s impact by @noamlevey Bad timing turned Karen Slone’s medical problem into a crisis. Slone, 53, a former administrative assistant with diabetes, followed doctors’ advice for years, getting regular checkups. Then, last year, she lost her job and her insurance, and stopped going to the doctor. For […]Read More Unequal Treatment: What Happened When Arizona Cut Medicaid @noamlevey @latimes