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Can foot amputation be prevented in diabetics with AI powered diagnosis?

Foot amputation is a major problem in diabetics in the south Asia. A small blister or ulcer in the foot can develop into a major complication where the foot/toe needs to be amputated. Due to lack of sensation in the foot, most of the time the injuries are unnoticed. An AI powered solution that involves sensors and certain preliminary tests to prematurely detect the risk of foot amputation in diabetics at an earlier stage... more »

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Analysis of the impact of payer on the outcome of patients with leg ulcers (including amputations) and race related differences

US Wound Registry data confirm outcome of African Americans with lower extremity wounds is worse than in whites, particularly true for DFU outcomes where amputation rates are higher. USWR data confirm use of advanced therapeutics in wound care is determined by payer. Whether a Medicare beneficiary has a secondary insurance determines if they get a cellular product, & use of all advanced therapeutics has changed with rise... more »

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