Every 30 seconds, someone loses a limb due to diabetes. Dr. Mark Hinkes, who has been a podiatrist for more than 30 years, has seen too many patients meet that fate, and decided to do something about it. Through his latest book, Healthy Feet for People with Diabetes (HealthyFeet, LLC; $29.99; August, 2012), he is focusing on prevention by providing a comprehensive guide to foot care with easy-to-follow steps for those most at risk of having foot problems.
October 28, 2013, Franklin Lakes – BD, together with Direct Relief and the National Community Health Centers (NCHC), have launched BD Helping Build Healthy Communities, a four-year initiative valued at approx. $5M in cash and product, to expand access and improve care for underserved and vulnerable populations in the U.S.
A favorite tool of diabetes educators, nutritionists, and parents of newly diagnosed children with diabetes, Carb Cards uses games and the flashcard method to help individuals easily learn and understand the differences in the amount of carbohydrates in their favorite foods.
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November is American Diabetes Month, a time to rally individuals, communities, and families to Join the Millions in the movement to Stop Diabetes®. This year, the American Diabetes Association is asking individuals to take a pledge and raise their hand to Stop Diabetes.
St. Petersburg, FL – October 18, 2010 – The Advanced Wound Management division of Smith & Nephew, Inc., a subsidiary of Smith & Nephew plc (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas entered a favorable judgment in the patent litigation brought by Kinetic Concepts Inc. (NYSE: KCI) relating to the Smith & Nephew RENASYS™-F (Foam) dressing kit.
Calibra Medical announced today it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Finesse(TM) insulin patch-pen for up to three-day use with Novo Nordisk's Novolog(r) rapid acting insulin. Combining the mealtime therapy-adherence benefits of insulin pumps with the simplicity and affordability of syringes and pens, Calibra's novel bolus-only patch-pen is a small, adhesively attached, flat device that can be operated discretely through clothing to deliver mealtime, snack time, and correction bolus insulin in seconds.