Diaped Brochure - 2015

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2 Each $1 invested in care by a podiatrist for people with diabetes results in $27 to $51 of healthcare savings. - JAPMA, 101(2), 2011 MILLION Diabetes affects more than 380 million people worldwide. - The cost of diabetic foot ulcers is greater than that of the five most costly forms of cancer. - Barshes, et al, 2013 Diaped was founded as a division of ALG in 2007. After extensive international tavel, the founders of Diaped believed that there was a need for a strong research based diabetic foot product brand, which members of the diabetic foot multidisciplinary team could trust and believe in. Using the latest research and development, Diaped has become a world leading provider in diabetic foot and is proud to have supplied multidisciplinary diabetic foot clinics the world over. The four pillars of Diaped are: We are constantly investing in product research and development and working with many institutions globally. A world leader in diabetic foot diagnostics Early detection and diabetic foot care is crucial • People with diabetes may develop foot problems as a result of damage to nerves and blood vessels. • These problems can easily lead to infection, ulceration and ultimately amputation. • Early detection and good management can prevent ulcers and amputation. Michelle Weddell Head of Education, ALG & Specialist Diabetes Podiatrist MORE THAN 90% of people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy are unaware they have it. - Bongaerts, et al, Diabetes Care, 2013 - Dyck et al. Diabetic Neuropathy 1999 By 2030, at least 550 million people will have diabetes – approximately 10% of the world's adult population. - International Diabetes Federation (IWGDF), 2011 60-70% of those with diabetes will develop peripheral neuropathy, or lose sensation in their feet. WE DON'T BELIEVE IN ULCERS. Prevention Diagnostics Management Education

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