The first comprehensive study of Medicare spending on wound care demonstrates that chronic wounds, including diabetic foot ulcers and infections, affect nearly 15 percent of Medicare beneficiaries--far more than previously suggested.
A policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research demonstrates that care for diabetic foot ulcers provided by podiatrists could save California tens of millions of dollars a year.
A first-of-its-kind study demonstrates the real-world ramifications of eliminating services provided by a podiatrist under a state Medicaid program.
Survey results focusing on US Hispanics with and at risk for diabetes, conducted in 2012.
The APMA-sponsored Thomson Reuters study dramatically demonstrates the significant impact care by a podiatrist has on health-care outcomes and spending.
The Duke University study on reduction of lower-extremity amputations showed that care by a podiatrist can reduce the risks and prevent complications from diabetes.
Access the full findings from APMA's 2014 foot health survey on Americans' attitudes toward foot health and today's podiatrists.
Access the full findings from APMA's 2010 foot health survey on Americans' attitudes toward foot health and today's podiatrists.