IPFH in the News
12/16 - Brennan, et.al. - Endocrine Today
IPFH Scientific Advisory Board member Stuart Tucker, MD, provided commentary and perspective on a retrospective study that concluded that in veterans with type 2 diabetes, developing a severe foot ulcer is associated with mortality, even after adjusting for known vascular disease and other comorbidities.
12/16 - Dr. Nerida McKibben - Hope Channel
Dr. Nerida McKibben, host of "Go Healthy... for Good" on Hope Channel, talks with Bob Thompson, IPFH Executive Director, about preventive foot health and specific tips on how to care for the feet proactively.
11/16 - Dr. Nerida McKibben - Hope Channel
Dr. Nerida McKibben, host of "Go Healthy... for Good" on Hope Channel, talks about limb loss with Chief Medical officer of Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital and member of the IPFH Scientific Advisory Board Dr. Terrence Sheehan. Also, Bob Thompson, IPFH Executive Director, discusses avoiding limb loss in diabetic patients through good preventive foot care practices.
11/16 - Maggy Van Eijk - BuzzFeed
BuzzFeed, a global news and entertainment organization, serves a young, highly engaged audience that consumes video and content with the expectation that it will be relevant and connected to their lives, easily shareable, and globally accessible. This article provides extensive information about toe nails, their care, and things that can go wrong with them, based on information provided by IPFH.
08/16 - Yale University School of Public Health
In the article, Dr. Positano reiterates his belief that "surgery should only be undertaken when absolutely necessary," and expresses the hope that his Positano Scholarship Fund will encourage other medical practitioners to prioritize prevention and public health in their practices.