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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Circulator Boot Prevents Diabetes Related Amputation

Doctors at Mayo Clinic are using a special boot to help prevent amputations and save limbs . . .




Many people with diabetes are at risk of developing wounds on their feet that just won't heal. They're also at risk of getting hardened arteries in their legs, a condition that can be very painful. These issues are what cause some diabetics and some people with peripheral arterial disease to need amputations.

Source: EmaxHealth
http://www.emaxhealth.com/23/22982.html
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