Support SALSAL and Support Your Community

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Financial gifts to The Save A Leg, Save A Life Foundation are used to increase public education and awareness regarding unnecessary lower extremity amputation prevention. The majority of funds raised are used to assist members of our communities with the purchase of essential items, such as diabetic shoes and protective insoles, socks, wound dressing supplies,…



Organizational Update: March 2016

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The year 2016 will prove to be the year that “The Save A Leg, Save A Life Foundation” emerges as the charitable organization that was envisioned when the need behind our mission was first realized 10 years ago. What most supporters of SALSAL likely do not realize is that 2015 saw the dissolution of the…



Save the Date!

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April 4th, 2016, 5PM EST. In recognition of Limb Loss Awareness Month, our Founder and President, Dr. Desmond Bell will participate in a live webcast sponsored by Derma Sciences, 214 Carnegie Center, Suite 300, Princeton, NJ  08540. The webcast will be hosted by Jeffrey Jensen DPM FACFAS from Barry University and Alexandre Godoy MD from…



Welcome To The New Website

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Welcome to the official website of The Save A Leg, Save A Life Foundation. Many changes are underway to ensure that the Mission and Vision of the Foundation continue as originally stated. Our Board of Directors includes Dr. Charles Andersen, Dr. Desmond Bell, Ms. Paulita LaPlante, Ms. Gabrielle Lynch and Mr. Herb Yost. Chapter activities…



Our Mission

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The Save A Leg, Save A Life Foundation’s mission … a) Educate public and professional regarding evidence-based measures to prevent or delay non-traumatic amputations b) Advocacy on behalf of amputees and populations at an increased risk for amputations c) Increasing communication to and among health care professionals who treat amputees or those at risk for…