We need to do better: Real-World Racial Variation in Treatment and Outcomes Among Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease ActAgainstAmputation #DiabeticFoot @ALPSlimb @USC @USC_vascular @ResearchatUSC @KeckSchool_USC @CouncilPVD

This study from our combined Tulane and USC teams. In summary: Black patients with PAD and health insurance were nearly 50% more likely not to receive a bypass. We need to collectively do better. For immediate release Real-World Study Reveals Racial Disparities in Peripheral Artery Disease Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes A study conducted by a... Continue Reading →

New Study Reveals Racial Disparities in Treatment and Outcomes for Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease ActAgainstAmputation #DiabeticFoot @ALPSlimb @USC @USC_vascular @ResearchatUSC @KeckSchool_USC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Study Reveals Racial Disparities in Treatment and Outcomes for Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease Los Angeles, CA - March 10, 2023 - Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) have published a new study in the journal Advanced Therapeutics revealing significant disparities in the treatment and outcomes for patients with... Continue Reading →

Association of Race, Ethnicity, and Rurality With Major Leg Amputation or Death Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized With Diabetic Foot Ulcers @ALPSlimb #ActAgainstAmputation

A superb manuscript from Meghan Brennan and coworkers from Wisconsin. This so clearly shows the overlap of socioeconomic status, rurality, and ethnicity. Key Points Question  Is the intersection of race, ethnicity, rurality, and/or neighborhood disadvantage associated with outcomes among US patients with diabetic foot ulcers? Findings  In this cohort study of 124 487 patients hospitalized with diabetic foot... Continue Reading →

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