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[IP] Foot Testing

The following URL has information on diabetic foot testing.
There is also a place to order a free monofilament for testing your feet.

Lower  Extremity Amputation Prevention Program


 Screening for loss of protective sensation (LOPS) is the key step in the
LEAP Program. Using the 5.07/10 gram monofilament, the clinician tests 4
plantar sites on each foot (8 sites total) and indicates a positive or
negative response for each site tested. A negative response at any site
identifies LOPS and considers this patient at high risk for plantar
ulceration. For instructions on how to use the filament go to Using the LEAP
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