Sensing technology to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

Innovative in-sole sensors will alert diabetic patients during excessive or extended activities that could trigger foot ulcers in a new system being developed at the University of Southampton … The Load Monitoring and Intervention System (LOMIS) processes real-time data from three directional force sensors and detects physical activities over extended periods of time in a five-metric dimensional risk model … Live risk alerts are communicated to patients through a connected App to mitigate the risk and dangers of ulceration and amputation … read more