Jasper Tong

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Diabetes is a chronic disease that is characterized by an increased blood glucose level due to insulin resistance. Type 2 diabetes is common in middle aged and old people. In this work, we present a technique to analyze dynamic foot pressures images and classify them into normal, diabetes type 2 with and without neuropathy classes. Plantar pressure images(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to investigate the amount of pressure reduction for different padding and insole materials commonly used in the podiatry clinic. METHODS Plantar pressure were taken for 5 subjects without insoles fitted (BF) in their daily sports shoes, and thereafter with 4 pairs of simple insoles (6.4 mm thick) each as follow: SRP -(More)
This article described four patients who had an episode of an infected foot ulcer, and subsequently treated with a novel antimicrobial soft silicone foam dressing together with standard off-loading and antibiotic therapy. Qualitative description of the ulcer-healing process was documented. All four ulcers showed positive wound contraction and reduction in(More)
BACKGROUND We sought to establish the in-shoe plantar pressure distribution during normal level walking in type 2 diabetic patients of Chinese, Indian, and Malay descent without clinical evidence of peripheral neuropathy. METHODS Thirty-five patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus without loss of tactile sensation and foot deformities and 38 nondiabetic(More)
Method A successful grant application was made to the British Council as part of the Prime Minister’s Initiative for International Education (PMI2). A remote clinical educators network was identified, and training delivered. Five, third year students spent a month ‘hands on’ placement in five different hospitals in Singapore. Qualitative and quantitative(More)
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