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Sapato para Diabéticos / Shoes for diabetic people

Sapato para Diabéticos
Sapato para Diabéticos

This is the first model of social shoes for man made specially for diabetic people, based upon an extensive reaseach of ergonomics, materials, foot anatomy, diabetes and the diabetic feet condition. New german medical studies supported the enabling of a model of shoes for diabetic people with all the characteristics of a social shoe, enlarging the possibility of uses and the social inclusion of these people without embarassement. Promoting foot health and therefore greater overall health. This product may also represent a major cutt-back and government health expenses, avoiding amputantion, early retirement and absence from work.

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UnicenP

UnicenP
Curitiba, Brazil

Paulo Roberto Lima dos Santos Jr., Rodrigo Nicotra Derviche and Jorge Tamura (tutor)