Diabetes

Medical Devices.  The company has developed an infrared skin thermometer to diagnostically prevent a progressive diabetic condition, the development of skin lesions (ulcers) in the foot that arise because patients apply increased pressure to the foot due to a loss of feeling there. Foot ulcers can lead to amputation, and the use of the skin thermometer allows diabetic patients to know when they are about to occur so they can see their doctor and prevent them. Diabetes is the leading cause of non-trauma lower extremity amputation.

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