Diabetes mellitus is caused by insufficient insulin production or lack of responsiveness to insulin. Diabetes is one of the major reasons for limb amputation today.
ulceration or death of tissue in foot or lower leg, caused by diabetes.
To describe or assess the cause of any injury or disease.
Affecting both sides of the body.
An amputation through a joint.
Term used to describe the furthest area from the body.
To take off.
Doffing a prosthesis
Taking off a prosthesis.
Normally the extremity which does most of the work(Example. The hand you write with is the dominant side).
To put on.
Donning a prosthesis
Putting on a prosthesis.
Tool used to help put on something.
The back side of.
Lifting of the toes/ankle toward the ceiling.
Severe progressive form of muscular dystrophy.
Trunk bends lateral toward stance leg during stance phase.
Term used to describe how soft, firm, or hard something may be.