• blackfoot disease
  • For the establishment of this memorial house, Dr. Wang Jing He, the father of blackfoot disease, contributed his former clinic that has ceased operation for many years. (taiwan.net.tw)
  • In the past, the Wang Jing He Clinic and former sites of clinics in the nearby vicinity of Beimenyu, as well as Beimenyu Church, were centers of medical treatment for blackfoot disease. (taiwan.net.tw)
  • The memorial house used to be a clinic for Wang King-ho, a doctor who had fought against blackfoot disease for 25 years by offering free medical services to patients from Beimen and the surrounding regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • ulcer
  • There are about 50,000 Australians suffering with a diabetic foot ulcer today and hundreds of thousands that are at high risk of developing one. (eurekalert.org)
  • It found more than $9,000 per person could be saved over five years if each patient at high risk of a diabetic foot ulcer received proven treatment and prevention based on official Australian diabetic foot disease guidelines. (eurekalert.org)
  • Attending a podiatrist was independently associated with female gender (2.6 (1.7-3.9)), increasing years of age (1.06 (1.04-1.08), diabetes (5.0 (3.2-7.9)), arthritis (2.0 (1.3-3.0)), hypertension (1.7 (1.1-2.6) and previous foot ulcer (4.5 (2.4-8.1). (springer.com)
  • While attending a GP was independently associated with having a foot ulcer (10.4 (5.6-19.2). (springer.com)
  • prevention
  • The study, released during National Wounds Awareness Week (Oct.16-22), found the Australian health system could save $2.7 billion over five years if sufferers of diabetic foot ulcers in particular had access to evidence-based prevention and treatment through Medicare. (eurekalert.org)
  • 1996
  • In 1996, President JoaquĆ­n Balaguer, by decree designated an area of 221,030.62 square feet (20,534.417 m2) for these buildings. (wikipedia.org)
  • genus
  • The two species in the genus, C. fasciculare and C. pseudofasciculare, are associated with black foot disease of grapevines, in which the roots develop black, sunken, necrotic lesions. (wikipedia.org)
  • infection
  • Breast-feeding has also shown to decrease rates of severe HFMD, though does not reduce the risk for the infection of the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • Most minor cases of foot pain respond to home care treatments except when severe pain is present as it is a disabling condition and usually needs some type of medical attention. (wikipedia.org)
  • cattle
  • Cattle are mainly infected by inhalation , often from pigs , which excrete large amounts of virus by respiratory aerosols and are considered highly important in disease spread. (everything2.com)
  • treatments
  • A QUT study has found billions could be saved by investing in proven treatments for patients with diabetic foot disease. (eurekalert.org)
  • Australia could save billions of dollars in healthcare costs by investing in proven treatments for people with diabetic foot disease, according to QUT research. (eurekalert.org)
  • Unfortunately, many Australians with diabetic foot ulcers don't receive the best care available and one major reason is the lack of reimbursement through Medicare or the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for recommended treatments. (eurekalert.org)
  • These treatments included receiving regular care by a multi-disciplinary team including a doctor and podiatrist, patient education, appropriate wound dressings, appropriate footwear, and moonboots to offload pressure under the foot. (eurekalert.org)
  • people
  • This seems to confirm our thoughts that people with diabetic foot disease that do not see a multi-disciplinary foot disease team are more likely to end up in hospital. (crca.asn.au)
  • The aim of this paper was to determine the associated characteristics of people who attended a health professional for foot care in the year prior to their hospitalisation. (springer.com)
  • Promisingly these findings indicate that people with a diagnosis of diabetes and arthritis are more likely to attend health professionals for foot care. (springer.com)
  • diagnosis
  • Standardized questionnaires and scoring systems, like the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) foot and ankle questionnaires, can help elicit the history and physical exam necessary to make and accurate diagnosis of foot and ankle conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, there are so many others ways that one can take care of their feet and it all starts with knowing exactly how. (diabeticlive.com)
  • However, few studies have investigated the characteristics of those attending health professionals for foot care and if those characteristics match those requiring foot care as per guideline recommendations. (springer.com)
  • However, the two diseases are not related. (childrenshospital.org)
  • Wear
  • Women often wear tight shoes that are narrow and constrictive, and thus are most prone to foot problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Our study, which investigated a representative sample of hospitalised patients in five hospitals across metropolitan and regional Queensland, found 4.6% of all patients had active diabetic foot disease and nearly half of those were in hospital because of their diabetic foot disease. (crca.asn.au)
  • He passed the blood of an infected animal through a Chamberland filter and found the collected fluid could still cause the disease in healthy animals. (wikipedia.org)
  • The blood tests found 13 animals infected with the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetes
  • Simple preventative measures can save our hospital system tens of millions of dollars each year, but most importantly, change the lives of thousands of Australians with diabetes by empowering them to keep both their feet firmly on the ground and out of hospital. (crca.asn.au)
  • care
  • These findings suggest an investment in proven diabetic foot care is a 'no brainer', not only do you get better clinical outcomes but you also save money. (eurekalert.org)
  • Take care of your feet. (diabeticlive.com)
  • They were also surveyed on social determinant, medical history, self-care, foot complication history, and, past health professional attendance for foot care in the year prior to hospitalisation. (springer.com)
  • history
  • Tainan County Magistrate Su Huan-chih and Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Ye Tzer-shan then proposed for the reconstruction of the clinic into a memorial house to preserve the history of the disease in Taiwan. (wikipedia.org)
  • contract the disease
  • But it's not-everyone in your family-including you, the kiddos, Dad, and the grandparents, could contract the disease. (breezymama.com)
  • In laboratory experiments, mice, rats, and chickens have been successfully infected by artificial means, but they are not believed to contract the disease under natural conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • animals
  • Though most animals eventually recover from FMD, the disease can lead to myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) and death, especially in newborn animals. (wikipedia.org)
  • free
  • Europe , North and Central America and Australia have been free of the disease for some decades . (everything2.com)
  • Most European countries have been recognized as disease-free, and countries belonging to the European Union have stopped FMD vaccination. (wikipedia.org)
  • lead
  • If foot pain is not treated in time, it can lead to long term disability and continuing damage to the foot. (wikipedia.org)
  • findings
  • These findings confirm that simply subsidising the recommendations in the official Australian diabetic foot guidelines will vastly improve the lives of thousands of Australian and boost Australia's budget. (eurekalert.org)