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Assessing blood flow is key to early detection, treatment for patients with critical limb ischemia

Assessing blood flow is key to early detection, treatment for patients with critical limb ischemia

Finding ways to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in mums

Finding ways to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in mums

On a mission to help people control diabetes — and save money on insulin

On a mission to help people control diabetes — and save money on insulin

Research reveals how mirror therapy relieves phantom limb pain

Research reveals how mirror therapy relieves phantom limb pain

Microvascular disease associated with increased risk of leg amputation

Microvascular disease associated with increased risk of leg amputation

New personalized prosthetic liners could help more amputees walk again

New personalized prosthetic liners could help more amputees walk again

Sortilin protein plays crucial role in pain development

Sortilin protein plays crucial role in pain development

Sophisticated prosthesis can be directly controlled by thoughts

Sophisticated prosthesis can be directly controlled by thoughts

Diabetes UK, Kent and Medway STP launch new tool to increase referrals to diabetes education courses

Diabetes UK, Kent and Medway STP launch new tool to increase referrals to diabetes education courses

Study highlights importance of continued efforts to enhance the reach of diabetes prevention programs

Study highlights importance of continued efforts to enhance the reach of diabetes prevention programs

New Innovate UK funded project aims to develop biodegradable stents

New Innovate UK funded project aims to develop biodegradable stents

Final report from manufacturer KCI indicates greater benefit of NPWT

Final report from manufacturer KCI indicates greater benefit of NPWT

New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds

New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds

Hemoglobin A1c blood test does not detect diabetes in most patients, shows study

Hemoglobin A1c blood test does not detect diabetes in most patients, shows study

New algae-based treatment could reduce need for limb amputation

New algae-based treatment could reduce need for limb amputation

$2.7 million grant supports UIC researchers to study role of arsenic in development of diabetes

$2.7 million grant supports UIC researchers to study role of arsenic in development of diabetes

Discharged, dismissed: ERs often miss chance to set overdose survivors on ‘better path’

Discharged, dismissed: ERs often miss chance to set overdose survivors on ‘better path’

Swedish patient becomes first recipient of novel implant to control dexterous hand prosthesis

Swedish patient becomes first recipient of novel implant to control dexterous hand prosthesis

Researchers develop a new treatment for osteomyelitis

Researchers develop a new treatment for osteomyelitis

New bioinspired material interacts with surrounding tissues to promote wound healing

New bioinspired material interacts with surrounding tissues to promote wound healing