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New neuropathy diabetes aid in the pipeline

Neuropathy, the diabetes complication that is particularly common and a permanent concern for most diabetics, could be more effectively treated in the near future . Some 30 per cent of diabetics over the age of 40 are affected by lower leg and foot problems.
A new research paper that is published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery offers new hope for effectively treating and preventing the condition. The paper, titled: “What’s New in Orthopaedic Rehabilitatio,” was created by experts in America .
Harish Hosalkar, MD, who co-authored of the study from the University of Pennsylvania, reportedly commented: “Prevention is the goal and should be the goal. Once an injury has occurred the risk is much greater, so it’s best if we can prevent or stop it before it happens.”
Monitoring the temperature of the feet was found to be key in both preventing and tailoring treatment for the condition. Other studies indicated that applying a quick cast was as effective in treating the condition as a normal total contact cast.

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