Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 13th, 2004
"Plantar peak pressure is a diagnostically significant parameter for the evaluation of the risk of foot ulceration in patients with diabetic neuropathy. The prophylaxis and therapy of the diabetic foot therefore is to a large extent oriented on peak pressure, and is aimed at an extensive reduction in this parameter. This is mainly accomplished with protective footwear including shoe modifications and cushioning," scientists in Germany report.
"In comparison, other approaches affecting the loading and motion pattern of the patient are of minor importance - as for example...
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