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02-19-2019 | Diabetic foot ulcers | News

Smartphone-based infrared camera accurately detects diabetic foot ulcers

A low-cost, smartphone-based infrared (IR) camera works as well as a high-end version for the detection of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU), study findings indicate.

10-02-2018 | Diabetic foot ulcers | EASD 2018 | News

Pressure-sensing ‘smart’ insoles reduce diabetic foot ulcer risk

Using smart insoles that alert patients to areas of high pressure can markedly reduce their risk for developing diabetic foot ulcers, show the findings of a randomized trial.

09-24-2018 | Diabetic foot ulcers | medwireNews | News

LeucoPatch improves healing of difficult diabetic foot ulcers

Weekly application of an autologous immune cell, fibrin, and platelet patch significantly increases the rate of healing of hard-to-heal foot ulcers compared with standard care in people with diabetes, randomized trial data show.

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Opinion

08-15-2018 | Neuropathy | Editorial | Article

Are we using the right tests to diagnose diabetic neuropathy?

Uazman Alam and colleagues interrogate current evidence and real-world clinical scenarios to address whether enough is being done with the tools available to screen and diagnose diabetic neuropathy.

01-29-2018 | Diabetic foot ulcers | Editorial | Article

Diabetes in special situations: Insulin in diabetic foot ulcers

Formal guidance addressing the optimal use of insulin therapy in diabetic foot ulcer patients is lacking. Editorial Board member Sanjay Kalra and Banshi Saboo present their pragmatic approach to treatment.

10-24-2016 | Complications | Editorial | Article

Attention to hypoglycemia can improve glucose control and reduce risk

Jay Shubrook explores why it is so important to include hypoglycemia assessment and management as part of your diabetes management plan.

In depth

03-27-2018 | Inpatient diabetes | Feature | Article

The inpatient diabetes audit: A tool for change

With the 2017 NaDIA results showing some positive trends in inpatient diabetes care, medwireNews talks to national clinical lead Gerry Rayman about the tools and tactics to deliver the best patient outcomes.

Journal articles and book chapters

08-15-2018 | Diabetic foot | Review | Article

Updates on diabetic foot and Charcot osteopathic arthropathy

Schmidt BM, Holmes CM. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 74. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1047-8

07-23-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Review | Article

SGLT2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes management: Key evidence and implications for clinical practice

Wilding J et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0471-8

06-16-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Inpatient glycemic management of non-cardiac CVD: Focus on stroke and PVD

Everett E, Mathioudakis N. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 49. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1026-0

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