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Need for improved and affordable treatments for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Mumbai, India
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62 million Indians suffer from Diabetes and nearly 1 million of them die as a result. 25% of diabetics in India develop Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU) which are localized injuries to the skin and/or underlying tissue of the foot of patients. The occurrence of DFUs increase the risk of amputation of the infected foot and of death due to related complications. Doctors often prescribe antibiotics, antiplatelets or anti-clotting medications to treat the infection, which may further impact existing healt...

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Mumbai, India

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