-The American Podiatric Medical Association
Be screened for foot problems that can lead to severe complications --even amputations. And if there are problems, find out what steps you should take to prevent serious complications.
LEAP Alliance members are podiatrists and other health professionals, healthcare facilities, diabetes-related companies, civic groups, and diabetes support organizations --all cooperating to help prevent diabetic foot complications and amputations.
(Screenings do not provide a specific diagnosis or course of treatment. Persons who have foot problems that need medical care are advised to see their personal podiatrist or other health professional.)
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An estimated 217,467 adults in Nevada or 8.0% have been diagnosed with diabetes.
Up to 80% of foot and leg amputations in diabetics can be prevented with a simple foot examination every year.
Foot screenings are brief foot exams for adult persons with Type 2 Diabetes to identify circulatory problems, diabetic neuropathy, and other conditions that can lead to severe lower extremity complications and amputations.
Foot Screening Program
Las Vegas & Henderson Nevada
The LEAP Alliance Partners with Community Lions Clubs to Provide the
Bare Your Soles Free Diabetes Foot Screening Program.