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Speaker: Early intervention essential to management of diabetes

July 28, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. — Health care professionals need to take control of diabetes management now to prevent a global pandemic from spreading, according to Katia Langton, DC, CPed.

Langton, a former chiropractor who works as a pedorthist at Island Pedorthic Foot Care in Vancouver Island, Canada, spoke at the Pedorthic Footcare Association and American Podiatric Medical Association Combined Meeting.

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Össur reports second-quarter results

July 28, 2015
Össur has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2015, including sales of $127 million, which corresponded to 7% local currency growth and 8%…
VIDEO: Researcher, amputee advocate explain benefits of virtual world for people with disabilities ProstheticsVideo

VIDEO: Researcher, amputee advocate explain benefits of virtual world for people with disabilities

July 27, 2015
TUCSON, Ariz.  — Second Life Virtual World offers amputees and other people with disabilities an accessible outlet that provides education and support…
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Speaker: Improve communication with patients to achieve better outcomes

July 27, 2015
ORLANDO, FLA. — Creating a connection with patients can be achieved with a few simple steps, and can improve patient outcomes and practice efficiency in the long…
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Speaker highlights recent updates, tools to advocate insurance fairness

July 25, 2015
TUCSON, Ariz. — A speaker at the Amputee Coalition National Conference, here, discussed recent updates and new ways the O&P community can ensure insurance…
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VIDEO: Prediabetes screening essential for preventing type 2 diabetes

VIDEO: Prediabetes screening essential for preventing type 2 diabetes

June 9, 2015
BOSTON — K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA, this year’s recipient of the Kelly West Award for Outstanding…
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VIDEO: Rising obesity, survival rates responsible for 'huge burden of diabetes'

VIDEO: Rising obesity, survival rates responsible for 'huge burden of diabetes'

June 7, 2015
BOSTON — Naveed A. Sattar, MD, PhD, professor of metabolic medicine at the University of Glasgow, provides an…
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VIDEO: Competitive climber shares benefits of adaptive climbing clinics

VIDEO: Competitive climber shares benefits of adaptive climbing clinics

June 3, 2015
CHERRY HILL, N.J. – Competitive climber Tommy Lyon talks about the benefits of adapative climbing for people with…
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