Early Detection of Diabetic Foot Ulcer by Using IoT Technology

M. Aravind Kumar*, Srinivas Bachu**, I. V. Subba Reddy***
* Associate Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, GVVIT Engineering College, Bheemavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India.
** Associate Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, GNITC (Autonomous), Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
*** Associate Professor, Department of Physics, GITAM Deemed to be University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
Periodicity:August - October'2017
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jfet.13.1.13762


Diabetic patients generally develop the complications of foot ulcers, breaking down of the skin tissue in the case poorly controlled diabetics. As the numbers of diabetic patient are increasing globally with the change in the lifestyle, the measures for the early detection of the diabetic related problems are gaining medical importance. Diabetic patients develop foot ulcers because of improper blood flow, loss of the sensation, and low wound healing rate. The proposed paper presents a system, which will provide readings of the hardness level at various parts of the foot. This is done by placing the person's foot above the sensing module. A predefined database comparison is made, and the shore output is posted on the internet by using IP address, and also data can be stored with the help of a micro-SD card.


Foot Ulcer, Diabetics, Foot Hardness, Temperature Sensor, Arduino Uno

How to Cite this Article?

Kumar, M.A., Bachu, S., and Reddy, I.V.S. (2017). Early Detection of Diabetic Foot Ulcer By Using IoT Technology. i-manager’s Journal on Future Engineering and Technology, 13(1), 44-48. https://doi.org/10.26634/jfet.13.1.13762


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