A recent survey found that a majority of doctors who are not foot specialists don’t know enough about a rare form of foot damage, which can lead to significant disability in patients.
Kylie O’Brien covers communications for several departments within U-M Health System, including MedSport, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Survival Flight, Pulmonary, Diabetes, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Pharmacy. She works with researchers and faculty to highlight their latest medical research and discoveries, and holds a soft spot in her heart for telling the stories of inspiring patients. Kylie is a graduate of the Michigan State University School of Journalism and has spent the past five years working in healthcare communications and public relations.
New guidelines from Michigan Medicine researchers and the American Diabetes Association equip physicians with better information on the condition.
Michigan Medicine researchers found bones age in very different ways, setting the groundwork for new ways to identify women at risk of bone fractures far in advance.
When assessing an older person’s fall risk, brain processing speed matters, U-M researchers found. Which is why they invented a device for bedside use to measure that speed.
After the state partially repealed its universal motorcycle helmet law in 2012, U-M researchers examined how the new law is impacting helmet use and rider safety.