Experts: Diabetic ulcers could recur if custom footwear is not worn

03/14/2013 | Renal and Urology News

Patients with diabetes who had a recently healed foot ulcer did not wear custom footwear for long enough periods, according to research by scientists in Amsterdam. "This low adherence is a major threat for reulceration in this high-risk patient group," wrote the authors , who found that a lower BMI, more severe foot deformity and more appealing footwear correlated with higher rates of adherence. The study was published online in the journal Diabetes Care.

View Full Article in:

Renal and Urology News

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Corporate Counsel - Regulatory Law
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Active Implantable Medical Device (AIMD) Product Expert
BSI
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Finance Manager - ENT
Medtronic
Jacksonville, FL
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA