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I wondered what the doctors would think of this...

Posted by Sharon W on 8/14/03 at 13:25 (126940)

This might interest anyone with diabetes in their family, as well as anyone with achiles tendon problems (excerpts follow):

Sharon

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http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=97&ncid=97&e=3&u=/hsn/20030814/hl_hsn/newrelieffordiabeticfootulcers

'Surgery to lengthen the Achilles tendon significantly reduces the risk that people with diabetes will suffer recurrence of diabetic foot ulcers.'

'That's the finding of a study in the August issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.'
:)

Re: I wondered what the doctors would think of this...

Ed Davis, DPM on 8/14/03 at 16:45 (126955)

Sharon:
See my response on the social board.
Ed