Startup launches app, device for fighting diabetic ulcers


By Katharine Grayson, Minneapolis – St. Paul Business Journal

“Tillges Technologies, a startup spun out of a Twin Cities prosthetics firm, is preparing to roll out a mobile app and electronic sensor designed to help diabetic ulcers heal.

Practitioners at Maplewood-based Tillges Certified Orthotic Prosthetic Inc. (TCOP) came up with the idea for the product after seeking a way to measure the amount of pressure a foot brace places on a wound, said Michael Tillges, a co-founder of the startup and a mechanical engineer.”

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