Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| STEP UP to Avert Amputation in Diabetes|
||New York, NY
|Congressional District Code:
|| March 2015 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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