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Mind-Shifting: A Valuable Tool To Control Diabetes
Dec 22, 2008 | 
The day I heard "Diabetes is not the leading cause of heart attack, blindness, kidney disease, and amputation," my life changed. I had believed the opposite to be true for the 32 years I'd been dealing with diabetes. Complications had always hung like a knife over my head.
Rethinking the Treatment of Diabetes
Dec 8, 2008 | 
The first time I presented medical research findings, I was not yet a physician. The year was about 1975. I was in my early forties and a mid-career engineer. The forum was a scientific symposium on diabetes. At the time, I felt that I had discovered the holy grail of diabetes care and was eager to share what I had learned.
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Steps You Can Take to Prevent Foot Amputation
Mar 7, 2008 | 
New Jersey Law Covers Amputees' Access to Orthotics and Prosthetics
Jan 21, 2008 | 
New Jersey has enacted a law guaranteeing access by amputees to comprehensive health insurance coverage for orthotic and prosthetic care. The new law mandates that health insurance plans offer coverage for orthotic and prosthetic care without caps and co-pays that restrict access to prescribed devices.
Q and A: Can My Father Avoid Amputation?
Nov 25, 2007 | 
Q: Dear Diabetes Health, My 82-year-old father is a type 2 diabetic. He is in extreme pain due to an ulcer on his toe and is at risk of amputation of his foot. Here in Canada, the doctors are quick to amputate.
Amputations on the Rise: Black Population Particularly Affected
Dec 1, 2002 | 
In the United States, amputations resulting from traumatic injury or cancer declined between 1988 and 1997. However, amputations caused by circulatory problems - which include diabetes-related complications - increased by 27 percent during that period.
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Sep 1, 2002 | 
If you base your lancet changes on the turning of the seasons, you might want to rethink your policy.
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