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New prosthetic devices allow people to function more effectively in daily activities

New prosthetic devices allow people to function more effectively in daily activities

Findings explain molecular mechanisms underlying microvascular disease in diabetes patients

Findings explain molecular mechanisms underlying microvascular disease in diabetes patients

Organ and tissue donation saves lives

Organ and tissue donation saves lives

Researchers use stem cells to study bone disorders from patients afflicted with genetic bone disease

Researchers use stem cells to study bone disorders from patients afflicted with genetic bone disease

Surgeons develop iPad app to capture trauma patient data in low medical resource environment

Surgeons develop iPad app to capture trauma patient data in low medical resource environment

Decreasing levels of reactive oxygen species can break cycle of unhealing wounds

Decreasing levels of reactive oxygen species can break cycle of unhealing wounds

‘Flesh-eating’ disease treatments: an interview with Dr. John Crew, Seton Medical Center

‘Flesh-eating’ disease treatments: an interview with Dr. John Crew, Seton Medical Center

Study highlights disparities in access to diabetes treatment in European countries

Study highlights disparities in access to diabetes treatment in European countries

Occupational therapist receives $1M grant to develop virtual world programs that help amputees improve skills

Occupational therapist receives $1M grant to develop virtual world programs that help amputees improve skills

Weight loss surgery: The most effective weapon for obese people in the battle against diabetes

Weight loss surgery: The most effective weapon for obese people in the battle against diabetes

ACOEM urges employers to respond to the impact of diabetes on worker health and productivity

ACOEM urges employers to respond to the impact of diabetes on worker health and productivity

Salk scientist receives Career Development Award for new research from JDRF

Salk scientist receives Career Development Award for new research from JDRF

Incidence of septicemia increasing among service members, study finds

Incidence of septicemia increasing among service members, study finds

Oxygen-generating compound could preserve muscle tissue after severe injury

Oxygen-generating compound could preserve muscle tissue after severe injury

Medical response, imaging technologies used to save lives of Boston Marathon bombing victims

Medical response, imaging technologies used to save lives of Boston Marathon bombing victims

Person with type 2 diabetes may spend nearly $85,500 to treat the disease

Person with type 2 diabetes may spend nearly $85,500 to treat the disease

FDA takes action to remove illegal diabetes products from market

FDA takes action to remove illegal diabetes products from market

State highlights: Court hears arguments on Fla. 'gun-gag' law; Univ. of Minn. seeks to scale back coverage; fewer Utah docs see Medicaid patients

State highlights: Court hears arguments on Fla. 'gun-gag' law; Univ. of Minn. seeks to scale back coverage; fewer Utah docs see Medicaid patients

The number and severity of lower limb amputations have decreased in US

The number and severity of lower limb amputations have decreased in US

Weight loss does not reduce heart disease risks among Type 2 diabetes patients: Study

Weight loss does not reduce heart disease risks among Type 2 diabetes patients: Study