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The CareFUL Prevention Trial

2014-08-27 03:25:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To assess the efficacy of TrueContour Insoles versus the current standard of care insoles in recurrence of plantar ulcers in men and women, 18 years of age or older at the time of consent with clinical diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus type 1 or type 2 who have had at least one recently healed plantar foot ulcer (>1 week but <12 weeks since heeling) and have Loss of Protective Sensation.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Plantar Ulcer

Intervention

True Contour Insole, Standard Insole

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:25:49-0400

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