FOOTWEAR FOR THE WORLD

Eliminating foot deformities.


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PREVENTION:


· The foot should be measured at least twice a year for adequate fitting for adults and children.

· Wearing shoes can help prevent long-term physical injuries and loss of productivity.Type your paragraph here.

IMPORTANT FACTS:


· In the United States, there are 20-25 million diabetic patients.

· Ill fitting shoe-gear can lead to catastrophic outcome and even death.

· Many children around the world are at risk of developing preventable pedal injuries.

·  Careful management of diabetes, proper foot inspection and proper footwear can lower one’s risk of lower limb amputation.


What does a pair of shoes mean?


· Optimum health

· Performance

· Dignity

· Self–respect

· Fashion statement

Important Facts

LOWER LIMB AMPUTATIONS: 


1. Diabetic patients have the highest risk factor for lower limb amputation worldwide.

2. Each year, 110,000 individuals undergo limb amputation.

· Toe amputation = 32%

· Foot & Ankle = 10%

· Below the Knee = 23%

· Above the Knee = 16%