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New guidelines recommend use of antiplatelet therapy and exercise program for treatment of PAD

New guidelines recommend use of antiplatelet therapy and exercise program for treatment of PAD

Researchers identify underlying cause and potential treatment for phantom limb pain in amputees

Researchers identify underlying cause and potential treatment for phantom limb pain in amputees

Better treatment for diabetic foot disease could save billions for Australia, finds QUT research

Better treatment for diabetic foot disease could save billions for Australia, finds QUT research

Research findings point to potential drug targets to improve angiogenesis in diabetes patients

Research findings point to potential drug targets to improve angiogenesis in diabetes patients

Simple phone checklist can help spot health problems in elders receiving supportive home-care

Simple phone checklist can help spot health problems in elders receiving supportive home-care

Brain-stimulation method provides significant reductions in phantom limb pain

Brain-stimulation method provides significant reductions in phantom limb pain

Preventable hospitalisation from diabetic foot disease costing Australia millions of dollars

Preventable hospitalisation from diabetic foot disease costing Australia millions of dollars

New topical film patch can effectively close dermal wounds, reduce scarring

New topical film patch can effectively close dermal wounds, reduce scarring

Latest online version of German Diabetes Risk Score optimized for mobile devices

Latest online version of German Diabetes Risk Score optimized for mobile devices

Everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold shows promise in PAD

Everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold shows promise in PAD

U.S. study shows adults with diabetes born in 1940s living longer with less disability

U.S. study shows adults with diabetes born in 1940s living longer with less disability

Researchers aim to find new approach to improve chronic wound repair

Researchers aim to find new approach to improve chronic wound repair

Deployed military soldiers three times more likely to suffer non-combat musculoskeletal injuries

Deployed military soldiers three times more likely to suffer non-combat musculoskeletal injuries

New osseointegrated press-fit implant reduces infection risk for above knee amputees

New osseointegrated press-fit implant reduces infection risk for above knee amputees

New technology allows for safer, more precise removal of plaque during atherectomy procedure

New technology allows for safer, more precise removal of plaque during atherectomy procedure

Researchers develop insoles impregnated with silver nanoparticles to treat diabetic foot syndrome

Researchers develop insoles impregnated with silver nanoparticles to treat diabetic foot syndrome

Study examines use of cryoablation to reduce phantom limb pain

Study examines use of cryoablation to reduce phantom limb pain

Researchers devise synthetic patch filled with insulin-producing beta cells to control blood sugar levels

Researchers devise synthetic patch filled with insulin-producing beta cells to control blood sugar levels

UC San Diego physicians develop potential new therapy for critical limb ischemia

UC San Diego physicians develop potential new therapy for critical limb ischemia

One million serious medical complications could be avoided with improvements in blood glucose levels in diabetics

One million serious medical complications could be avoided with improvements in blood glucose levels in diabetics