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Young Amputee Graces Fashion Runway

Daisy-May Demetre, a nine-year-old double leg amputee from Birmingham, UK, made her New York Fashion Week debut recently, walking for the luxury children’s line Lulu et Gigi Couture.

Adult Amps Aren’t Exercising Enough

A new study sheds light on the less-discussed topic of exercise rates in the amputee population. The research, presented by Mark Sedenberg, DO, at the 28th Annual Meeting

Sole Cells to Sturdy Stump Skin

Bioengineers Dr. Claire Higgins and Dr. Colin Boyle, from London’s (U.K.) Imperial College, want to use the thick, tough skin from the sole of the foot as a stencil for sturdier stump skin.

An App to Avoid Amputation

Dr. Karen Cross, a skin specialist and surgeon, from Newfoundland and Labrador is working on an app / device for smart-phones that could help people with diabetes keep their feet.

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