I first picked with up from a tweet from David Armstrong . Turns out that there is this entry in the Guiness Workd Records: Quote: The largest diabetic health screening at multiple locations involved 521 screenings by Kaiser Permanente, San Diego (USA) across 11 locations in San Diego, California, USA, on 17 March 2011. This particular screening examined patients’ feet for complications arising from previously diagnosed cases of diabetes .
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‘Diabetic foot’ record in the Guiness World Records
Press release: Lower index to ring finger ration associated with higher risk of osteoarthritis in knee Quote: A new study published online today in the journal Rheumatology has found that the lower the ratio between a person’s index finger (2D) and their ring finger (4D), the higher their risk of developing severe osteoarthritis in their knees, requiring a total knee replacement. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a major public health problem linked with significant disability in knees and hips. Hormonal factors are thought to play a role, which is thought to account for the well documented difference in prevalence of OA between men and women.
Finger length predicts osteoarthritis risk