Bluedrop Medical’s diabetic foot ulcer prevention technology has been selected as one of the most innovative technologies in the field of wound care by winning two prestigious Journal of Wound Care awards 2017. Up to 25% of diabetics will develop a foot ulcer at some point in their life. These ulcers can take months[…]
Diabetes-related amputations increasing Diabetes-related amputations increasing
Bluedrop Medical bags €600,000 funding for diabetes tool Bluedrop Medical has landed €600,000 in funding, allowing the Galway-based start-up to up its headcount and speed its device to market
New figures reveal worrying increase of amputations in England New figures from Public Health England (PHE) show that the number of diabetes-related amputations in England has reached a record high of 20 a day.
The firm has raised €600,000 to develop and commercialise an internet-connected device which scans a person’s foot to predict the formation of, and detection of diabetic foot ulcers.