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The Pressing Need For New Strategies to Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers 

Aug 8, 2020

Author: Cyaandi Dove, DPM

A recent trial showed a significant reduction in wound area by 73.1% with Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (sNPWT). 

The critical link between long-term chronic wounds, poor quality of life, and increased risk of mortality, is an issue drawing urgent attention amongst health professionals. 


According to the American Diabetes Association, in 2018 34.2 million Americans, or 10.5% of the population, had diabetes,i and the prevalence of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) among patients with diabetes is estimated to be 13% in North America.ii 

These are serious statistics given that 85% of lower limb amputations are preceded by the development of a neuropathic foot ulcer....iii

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