Evaluation of quality of diabetic foot examination on @YouTube #ActAgainstAmputation @ALPSlimb

Fascinating work by Almaqhawi and coworkers that may have immediate applicability in weeding out good quality from less good educational materials online. Introduction:¬†Foot ulcers and amputations are common conditions in people with diabetes and can considerably impact quality of life, necessitate a lengthy hospital stay and increase mortality. Preventative foot care and examination can prevent... Continue Reading →

Ex-Nike designer builds a boot that could prevent 80,000 amputations a year- FROM @FASTCOMPANY #ActAgainstAmputation @alpslimb #DiabeticFoot

Via FastCompany and Mark Wilson. Congratulations to Jason Hanft, Michael DiTullo and team. When patient centric design meets good quality offloading, good things happen. also... here is a great podcast with Neil de Grasse Tyson featuring this topic, as well. When a career podiatrist teamed up with a former designer from Nike, they created a... Continue Reading →

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