Researchers and now using amazing technology from video games to help learn about pressure sites on diabetics' feet. Many diabetics suffer from neuropathy which causes them to lose sensation in their feet. Because of this condition, as well as other complicating factors, many diabetics end up with ulcers on the botton of their feet. Scientists are working on "smart socks" to help better figure out the pressure points on the feet in hopes of avoiding future ulcers. Read more about this technology HERE.
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