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Two Types of Therapeutic Shoes Were No Better Than Usual Footwear for Preventing Foot Reulceration
G E Reiber; D G Smith; C Wallace; K Sullivan; S Hayes; C Vath; M L Maciejewski; O Yu; P J Heagerty; J LeMaster
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Effect of therapeutic footwear on foot reulceration in patients with diabetes:a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2002 May 15;287:2552-8.

Sources of funding: Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For correspondence: Dr. G.E. Reiber, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA. E-mail address: greiber@u.washington.edu

J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2002 Nov 01;84(11):2107-2107
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Question: In patients with diabetes and previous foot ulcers, how effective are 2 types of therapeutic shoes compared with usual footwear in preventing foot reulceration?
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