Dr. David Armstrong's New England Journal of Medicine review article, titled
"Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Their Recurrence"
, discusses the enormous burden of reulceration and
the promise of prevention to reduce morbidity, mortality, and resource utilization. Although Armstrong
and colleagues recommend remote temperature monitoring of inflammation to guide interventions for
patients with a history of foot ulcers, they highlight several barriers to adoption, which they note
may be addressed by "use of newer-generation 'smart mats'", referencing Podimetrics'