Effects of wear and tear of therapeutic footwear in patients remission. A 5-year follow-up study @ALPSlimb #ActAgainstAmputation #DiabeticFoot

From our colleagues in Madrid anchored by our long-time friend Jose Luis Lazaro Martinez. This was posted previously here. Aims To assesses the relationship between the wear and tear of therapeutic footwear (TF) and the risk of recurrence in diabetes remission patients. Methods Remission patients (N = 115) participated in this 5-year prospective study in a specialized Diabetic Foot Unit between... Continue Reading →

Effects of Special Therapeutic Footwear on the Prevention of #DiabeticFoot Ulcers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials @ALPSlimb #ActAgainstAmputation

This manuscript from Luo and coworkers provides an update on one of the most important interventions we can provide our patients. Objective: To reduce diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) occurrence or recurrence, diabetic therapeutic footwear is widely recommended in clinical practice for at-risk patients. However, the effectiveness of therapeutic footwear is controversial. Thus, we performed a systematic... Continue Reading →

Effects of wear and tear of therapeutic footwear in patients remission. A 5-year follow-up study #ActAgainstAmputation

More wonderful work from our long-time SALSAmigos from the Complutense in Madrid. Aims to assesses the relationship between the wear and tear of therapeutic footwear (TF) and the risk of recurrence in diabetes remission patients. Methods Remission patients (N=115) participated in this 5-year prospective study in a specialized Diabetic Foot Unit between October 2016 and... Continue Reading →

Offloading treatment in people with diabetic foot disease: A systematic scoping review on adherence to foot offloading @ALPSLimb #ActAgainstAmputation

This from our colleagues at Charing Cross Hospital. Offloading treatment in people with diabetic foot disease: A systematic scoping review on adherence to foot offloading Highlights A review of adherence to offloading treatment for people with diabetes and foot disease.• Adherence to offloading treatment is influenced by biological and psychosocial factors.• Abnormal gait and postural... Continue Reading →

Custom-made footwear designed for indoor use increases short-term and long-term adherence in people with diabetes at high ulcer risk #ActAgainstAmputation #Shoes #DiabeticFoot @diabetesRC

Important work from our Dutch SALSAmigos. Can it help guide us to work with our patients to improve adherence and #ActAgainstAmputation? Renske Keukenkamp, Jaap J van Netten, Tessa E Busch-Westbroek, Sicco A BusCorrespondence to Dr Sicco A Bus; s.a.bus@amsterdamumc.nl Introduction To explore changes in footwear adherence following provision of custom-made indoor footwear in people with diabetes at high risk for plantar... Continue Reading →

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