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Prevent Lower-Extremity Amputations
1. The Diabetic Neuropathy Device™ www.DPNtest.org is a groundbreaking FDA-cleared innovation that serves as a comprehensive solution for identifying and measuring peripheral neuropathy for both large and small fiber neuropathy. This device is a game-changer in the field of diabetic neuropathy, offering a multi-objective approach that enhances precision and accuracy in diagnosis. With this innovative device, healthcare professionals can provide earlier and more effective intervention to patients with diabetic neuropathy, who previously had limited options for treatment. This device is a true breakthrough in medical technology, and it has the potential to significantly improve the lives of those suffering from this debilitating condition.
2. Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition that affects the arteries supplying blood to the legs. TruPAD™ www.TruPAD.org is a medical device that can be used to measure and diagnose PAD. This condition occurs when the arteries become narrow or clogged with plaque, which can constrict blood flow. If left untreated, PAD can lead to serious complications, such as leg pain, difficulty walking, and even amputation. However, early detection and treatment can help prevent these complications and improve overall quality of life. Using TruPAD™ is a great way to monitor and manage this condition, and it can be a valuable tool for healthcare professionals and patients alike.
The mission of the Podiatry Bundle transcends mere medical tools; it embodies the collective commitment of healthcare providers and patients to confront diabetes-related lower-extremity challenges head-on. With comprehensive screenings, diagnostic data collection, and regular monitoring, the bundle empowers healthcare professionals to provide care that minimizes the risk of complications and, most crucially, amputations. By investing in the Podiatry Bundle, providers play a pivotal role in enhancing patient care and significantly improving the lives of individuals with diabetes, reaffirming the fundamental principle of comprehensive and compassionate healthcare.
High Blood Pressure
Get Tested If
You have DM
Over age 65
Over age 50 and have a history of diabetes or smoking
Under age 50, but have diabetes and other PAD risk factors, such as obesity or high BP
Individual Exams and Reports (preferred by CMS)
NO 'pre-warming' needed
NOT affected by cold digits
NOT affected by light
NOT required to remove shoes