Wearable Devices For Diabetics At Risk Of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

A US-Qatar joint research project, involving different studies carried out by the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), the Qatar Foundation, and several institutions and companies across the US, developed innovative and useful wearable devices for diabetics, which can help the patients either prevent and manage or even treat diabetic foot ulcers.


By gathering the data from all the studies, the research project earned the Best Research Project Award at Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference, held earlier in 2018.


Research of significant importance for the world
The project, of a considerable importance for Qatar, as the International Diabetes Federations assessed that about 23% of the country’s population has diabetes, while the diabetic foot ulcers are the primary reason for hospitalization, is also massively important for the world, as the nowadays unhealthy dietary habits increase the risks of diabetes development, worldwide … read more