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Focus on Health Equity and Action

Reducing Disparities in Diabetic Foot Ulcers with Research, Clinical Care, and Technology

by Alyson Littman, PhD, MD ; Jeffrey Robbins, DPM ; Suzanne Shirley, LCSW
Seminar date: 7/8/2020

Description: Disparities exist around which Veterans with diabetes develop diabetic foot ulcers and subsequent amputations. The July 2020 Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar addresses these foot ulcer and amputation disparities and the efforts VA is engaged in to reduce these diabetes complications through remote and in clinic monitoring. The intended audience: Researchers, clinicians, care coordinators, policy makers, educators, data analysts, Veteran stakeholders and representatives of vulnerable Veteran groups who are interested in understanding and/or promoting equitable health among all Veterans.

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