News — Diabetes

New DARCO Offloading & Post-Op Products

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New DARCO Offloading & Post-Op Products

Following on from last month's Newsletter, we have further new products to announce. We have experienced an increased demand for offloading and post-op products over the past number of years and we have extended our range accordingly. The DARCO AllRound Shoe is a cost-effective healing shoe with wide opening easy access suitable for the diabetic foot. Soft padded lining and a stable rigid base ensure a secure and comfortable fit. The Nylon fabric upper repels water and soil allowing limited wear outdoors.This is supplied as a single and can fit both left and right feet. It can be further customised...

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Offloading - Management of DFUs

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Offloading - Management of DFUs

TCC is the Gold Standard treatment option for diabetic foot ulcers. Non-removable Optima Diab walker boots are the next best option.

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Dr. Comfort Footwear Research Article

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Dr. Comfort Footwear Research Article

A recent study investigated the impact of fit and comfort with respect to medical grade footwear.

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Offloading Training Workshops

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Offloading Training Workshops

Offloading is now recognised as the key factor in both the prevention and management of foot ulcers. Alongside the complexity of managing the acute situation, podiatrists ...

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TCC-EZ Training Day with Dr. Jeffrey Jensen in Merlin Park Hospital

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TCC-EZ Training Day with Dr. Jeffrey Jensen in Merlin Park Hospital

PPL travelled to Merlin Park Hospital, Galway in June for a masterclass on the use of TCC-EZ with Dr. Jeffrey Jensen. Dr Jensen DPM, FACFAS is widely published, and is a co-author of the important international 2014 off-loading consensus paper, "The Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Through Optimal Off-Loading - Building Consensus Guidelines and Practical Recommendations to Improve Outcome". JAPMA. 2014 Nov;104(6):555-67. TCC-EZ is a total contact casting system which was designed and developed by Dr. Jensen, who is also the Director of Research at Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine (Florida). TCC-EZ is specifically designed for use by podiatrists, offering...

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