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Poor Footwear Adherence Led to High Risk for Reulceration in Diabetes

Only 22-36% of diabetic peripheral neuropathy patients self-report that they wear prescription footwear regularly, especially at home, according to researchers in the Netherlands. According to their study, which monitored at home usage of prescription footwear, people do not wear their prescription shoes at home enough to prevent recurrent ulcers; it has been shown that ulcer recurrence can be substantially reduced when patients wear pressure-relieving footwear.  READ MORE

Source: Healio Endocrine todya