An estimated $17 billion per year is spent in the U.S. on the treatment of foot ulcers and amputations for people with diabetes.
Siren's Diabetic Socks have the potential to help curb these astronomical costs.
With Siren's Foot Monitoring System people living with diabetes and neuropathy can keep track of temperature at the bottom of their feet. Temperature monitoring is clinically proven to be the most effective method to detect early signs of potential foot ulcers.
cost of treating foot ulcers and amputations
to treat a diabetic foot ulcer
to treat an amputation
Temperature monitoring and early detection of foot ulcers provides an unprecedented opportunity to improve health outcomes and reduce costs for people living with diabetes and diabetic neuropathy.
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2. Lavery, Lawrence A., Wunderlich, Robert P., Tredwell, Jeffrey L. : Disease management for the diabetic foot: Effectiveness of a diabetic foot prevention program to reduce amputations and hospitalizations. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 70 31–37, 2005