SaFeet

Mohammed Eliyan

Country of deployment

Jordan

Category*

Health

What problem does your business address?

SaFeet is a medical device that helps diabetics to save their feet from amputation. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are more than 410 million diabetics around the world and as a result of diabetic neuropathology which considered as complications of diabetes, every 30 seconds, a lower limb for a diabetic is amputated.

What solution do you bring to this issue?

SaFeet is a device that uses Image processing technology to monitor sores and wounds in the feet of diabetics and send a report for the diabetic's family through a mobile app and to the doctor if the feet case are serious

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) there are more than 410 million diabetics around the world. About every 30 seconds, a lower limb is amputated due to a disease called Diabetic Foot Autonomic Neuropathy (DFAN), which makes diabetics lose the sensation in the lower limbs. What’s worse is that approximately 38% of patients who lose a leg will lose the other within three years. Nearly half of those who lose a leg won’t survive five years. The five year mortality rate for diabetic patients with amputation is worse than all forms of cancer combined (excluding pancreatic and lung cancers)”studies in Yale university” .in fact, this huge number of amputation is due to the lack of clinics specializing in diabetic feet in many countries and most of the diabetics are not aware about how dangerous of that disease. SaFeet aims to ultimately decrease the likelihood for amputations; reducing the high rate of amputations by using image processing and internet of things (IOT) technologies. The main goal for the device is to provide a self-diagnosis tool for the diabetics without having to go to the doctors, except only in necessary cases

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