First-ever “episode of care” data shows the true toll of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Study @USC @KeckMedUSC

This from our collective team at USC / University of Michigan / University of Arizona and Podimetrics We validated a model to identify diabetic foot ulcer episodes in Medicare data. With this model, we compared morbidity and mortality rates during and after episodes. All-cause mortality was 1.5 times more likely during diabetic foot ulcer episodes. […]

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Association of select preventative services and hospitalization in people with diabetes: diabetic foot exams confer a 33% reduction in hospitalization risk @APMA @RFUMS @ALPSlimb

Important work from Albright and Fleischer from Dartmouth and Rosalind Franklin University, respectively. This continues the important general data narrative suggesting that looking after the limb extends ulcer-free, hospital-free and activity-rich days. Association of select preventative services and hospitalization in people with diabetes Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the utilization rates […]

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