People living with diabetes have an increased risk of needing lower limb amputation.
Amputación

Amputation and diabetes

Diabetic foot or leg amputation is one of the complication of diabetes. Across the globe, it’s estimated that a limb is amputated every 30 seconds, and 85% of these amputations are due to a diabetic foot ulcer. Please remember that early detection helps save the foot and improve the quality life of a diabetic patient.

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Breast cancer is most often found in women, but men can get breast cancer too.
El cáncer

Warning men the signs of breast cancer

While men don’t necessarily need to undergo regular self-breast exams, they should occasionally check for pain or lumps in and around their breast tissue. And if, in case, you do experience pain, please do not ignore it: see a doctor right away.

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Invites you to celebrate Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month with all the world, from April 1-30, 2024
Amputación

April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month (LLLDAM)

April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month. Every day, more than 500 people in the U.S. lose a limb. By 2050, the Amputee Coalition estimates that the number of people with limb loss will nearly double. The loss of a limb can happen for numerous reasons, everything from an accident to diabetes or even cancer.

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Silicone easily adapts to the human body. Additionally, it exhibits resistance to both low and high temperatures, as well as factors such as heat, light, and pressure.
Ortopedia y traumatología

The most common types of prosthetics

Prosthetics can be very expensive, but they can help people to regain their independence and to do the things they enjoy. In addition to the types of prosthetics listed above, there are also a number of other types of prosthetics that are available.

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Rosalina Oktavia
Ejemplos de superación

Rosalina Oktavia, leg amputation and model was the ikon Asian Paragames 2018

Rosalina Oktavia finds strength in sharing her story with her online community she said: Whether you are disabled, fat, thin, tall or short, it is crucial to understand that you are beautiful and that you can always be proud of yourself, no matter what. Life is too short to worry about your body, so you must always keep smiling and think positively. Don’t care what others think about you and never give up on your dreams!

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