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Gangrene is a type of tissue death which occurs due to loss of blood supply. This may affect any part of the body but usually affects the peripheral extremities like feet, toes, fingers, hands, penis etc.
Low-energy ESWT shows promise for managing digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis

Low-energy ESWT shows promise for managing digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis

Novel method using 3D-printed patches offers potential treatment for ischemia

Novel method using 3D-printed patches offers potential treatment for ischemia

Findings highlight need to improve quality of care for high-risk patients with peripheral artery disease

Findings highlight need to improve quality of care for high-risk patients with peripheral artery disease

Delayed healing linked to weaker electrical currents in diabetic wounds

Delayed healing linked to weaker electrical currents in diabetic wounds

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

New breakthrough drug shows promise to fight antibiotic-resistant infections

New breakthrough drug shows promise to fight antibiotic-resistant infections

Certain gut bacteria linked to type 2 diabetes, reveal Russian scientists

Certain gut bacteria linked to type 2 diabetes, reveal Russian scientists

New model of arterial thrombus formation is similar to popular video game

New model of arterial thrombus formation is similar to popular video game

VA study examines use of medicinal maggots to heal diabetic foot ulcers

VA study examines use of medicinal maggots to heal diabetic foot ulcers

McMaster University hematologist finds different limb loss syndromes

McMaster University hematologist finds different limb loss syndromes

Using technology to protect diabetics from foot amputations: an interview with Heleen Kist, HCi Viocare

Using technology to protect diabetics from foot amputations: an interview with Heleen Kist, HCi Viocare

Keeping blood sugar levels under control can help protect hearts from diabetes-related damage

Keeping blood sugar levels under control can help protect hearts from diabetes-related damage

Diabetic neuropathy highly prevalent among diabetic patients in Romania

Diabetic neuropathy highly prevalent among diabetic patients in Romania

Study explains why generic insulin remains out of reach for diabetes patients

Study explains why generic insulin remains out of reach for diabetes patients

Scripps Green Hospital treats peripheral artery disease patient using new drug-coated balloon

Scripps Green Hospital treats peripheral artery disease patient using new drug-coated balloon

Rose Medical Center becomes first hospital in Colorado to perform new procedure for PAD patients

Rose Medical Center becomes first hospital in Colorado to perform new procedure for PAD patients

Research opens door to potential new treatments for peripheral artery disease

Research opens door to potential new treatments for peripheral artery disease

‘Reassuring’ findings on microvascular risk in diabetic statin users

‘Reassuring’ findings on microvascular risk in diabetic statin users

New research shows statins could reduce common diabetes complications

New research shows statins could reduce common diabetes complications

Diabetics who live in low-income neighborhoods are up to 10 times more likely to lose toe, foot, leg

Diabetics who live in low-income neighborhoods are up to 10 times more likely to lose toe, foot, leg