With an aging population and ever increasing healthcare cost, we not only need to move care towards home, but also empower the patients to provide self-care. For this we need tools, medical devices that are built for the patient, not more tools for nurses and doctors.
There are two markets that address the problem of DFU. The first one is the global market for diabetic foot ulcer treatment, which was valued 3.6 Billion USD in 2017, and is expected to grow with a rate of 8.2 %. Therapy devices cover around 25% of the market. The other market is home healthcare, valued around 280 billion in 2019 and with a growth around 8%. Equipment covers around 15% of the market.