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Foot shape modelling of older adults with and without diabetes mellitus

Published inFootwear science, vol. 15, no. S1, p. S74-S75
Publication date2023-06-30
First online date2023-06-30
Abstract

One of the primary reasons for foot ulcer formation, as a main risk factor for amputation in people with diabetes, is sustained high plantar pressures. The loss of sensation (diabetic neuropathy) associated with diabetes progression makes adequate footwear fit essential to redistribute high PPs and to eliminate high friction areas that would likely induce repetitive trauma. Furthermore, there is a need to establish a biomechanical definition for fit for people with diabetes and to determine if there are differences in foot shape between people with and without diabetes.

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Keywords
  • Foot ulcer
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Diabetes mellitus
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HEMLER, Sarah et al. Foot shape modelling of older adults with and without diabetes mellitus. In: Footwear science, 2023, vol. 15, n° S1, p. S74–S75. doi: 10.1080/19424280.2023.2199292
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