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Healthcare News: Preemptive podiatric care decreases amputation risk in diabetic and kidney failure patients, study finds

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study in March found that “foot and ankle care was associated with an 11% lower likelihood of death…and a 9% lower likelihood of major amputation (above or below knee).” 

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