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American Diabetes Association launches 3-year alliance to reduce amputations

The American Diabetes Association recently launched the Amputation Prevention Alliance — a three-year effort to decrease the number of diabetes-related amputations in the country — along with five partner organizations. The organizations will work together to advocate for policy changes, increase clinician education about caring for diabetic complications, and improve patients' awareness of warning signs to watch out for.

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.

Wound care startup’s iron-based bioscaffolding meant to fight bacteria in diabetic foot ulcers

Boston-area startup Akeso Biomedical is developing an iron-based compound to prevent foodborne illnesses, treat chronic wounds, and serve as bioscaffolding. The nascent device company just raised a small equity round of $225,000. It’s led by Simon Williams, the former president of biomaterials maker Tepha; the primary Fe3C technology is licensed from the University of Nottingham. Its […]