This year, The Sigvaris Diabetic Compression Socks officially launched featuring 18-25mmHg of graduated compression, a non-binding band, flat toe seam and soft padding for the foot, as well as DriRelease, offering moisture wicking. This new product has been clinically proven to alleviate discomfort and edema in patients with diabetes. In a recent pilot study, ‘the use of the Sigvaris mild compression diabetic socks showed statistically significant decreases in calf, ankle and foot circumferences in this initial study and may help patients with diabetes and lower extremity edema without comprimising lower extremity vascularity.
Did you know approximately 1 in 3 people will have diabetes by 2050 according to the Amercian Diabetes Association.
Diabetics are at an added risk for the development of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) up to twice as much as non-diabetic patients. -Diabetologia (2005) 48:1017-1021