Watch Dr. Spearman on preventing amputations

According to the CDC, diabetes is a leading cause of death in the United States with more than 25 million people affected. Those affected with diabetes undergo an alarming 130,000 amputations each year. Worldwide, a leg is amputated every 30 seconds with 85% of these amputations resulting from a diabetic foot ulcer.

Dr. Spearman is working to prevent amputations and wants to get the word out that amputations are not always necessary and can be prevented.

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