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Study: Shoe inserts reduce diabetes-related amputations

February 26, 2013HME News Staff

GOTHENBURG, Sweden - A new study conducted by researchers in Sweden found that shoe inserts could reduce diabetes-related amputations by 50%, according to a press release from Orthofeet, a manufacturer of specialty footwear based in Northvale, N.J. Conducted at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, the study suggests that shoe inserts could comprise an essential part of a management program, along with regular check-ups, podiatry and education, that minimizes the incidence of foot ulcers,...

Diabetes, International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Orthofeet, University of Gothenburg

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