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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: STEP UP to Avert Amputation in Diabetes
Principal Investigator:

Sundar Natarajan

Location: New York, NY
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: March 2015 - November 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Anticipated Impacts on Veterans' Healthcare: While amputation rates for veterans with diabetes have been reduced with system and provider intervention, they continue to be high. Amputation is a devastating complication that is preceded in > 80% of cases by a diabetic foot ulcer. This study applies advanced behavioral theories to intervene to improve care for Veterans at risk for amputation combined with dermal thermometry. If this promising theory-dr...

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