VA Begins In-Home Diabetic Foot Ulcer Detection

VA Begins In-Home Diabetic Foot Ulcer Detection

This month marks the beginning of a significant new Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program to prevent lower limb loss. In 2018, the VA health care system treated more than 75,000 cases of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU). The new program — previously tested in...
In-Home Monitoring Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

In-Home Monitoring Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The latest CDC diabetes report found nearly 10% of the U.S. population — more than 30 million people — have diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes. From 10% to 15% of the people who have diabetes will have a foot ulcer during their lives....