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Stiffer soles are making life more comfortable for some diabetic patients

There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach when choosing the right footwear or inner sole to take away pressure from diabetic patients’ feet. The body mass index (BMI) of diabetics indicates how stiff or soft the cushioning material in shoes should be. New research provides the first scientific evidence to help healthcare professionals provide bespoke footcare to their diabetic patients.

(via WSJ)