Diabetes Can Knock You Off Your Feet

Posted by Amanda Hehr

Orpyx is thrilled to announce the launch of the 'Diabetes Can Knock You Off Your Feet' campaign! Our goal is to raise awareness about diabetes and its associated complications, specifically diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Diabetic neuropathy causes a loss of feeling in the feet and lower legs, where the nerves are damaged from high blood sugar levels. When minor injuries such as cuts, calluses and blisters occur, the numbness may cause them to go unnoticed leading to ulcers and even surgical amputation. Our technology hopes to address this problem by offering people with diabetic neuropathy the ability to feel their feet again and...
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American Diabetes Association: Compelling Infographic

Posted by Amanda Hehr

The American Diabetes Association blasted out a very impactful infographic yesterday to help promote their interactive Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Test to commemorate the ADA Alert Day. The American Diabetes Association Alert Day on Tuesday, March 27th served as a wake-up call urging the public to take an online diabetes risk assessment, available in English and in Spanish. "Many times people could have diabetes and have no symptoms; however, as it starts to progress you can become more symptomatic," ADA spokeswoman Dr. Virginia Smith said. We think that the infographic, that illustrates the staggering impact diabetes has on the country...
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