Breanne Everett, alumna of University of Calgary.

Pioneering wearable technology to reduce health care costs

Dr. Breanne Everett, University of Calgary alumna, co-founded Orpyx Medical Technologies to develop her idea for shoe insoles that prompts patients with diabetic foot conditions to move their feet to improve blood flow. This unique, wearable technology has improved users’ quality of life and reduced health care costs by decreasing the risks of sores, infection and amputation caused by diabetes-related nerve damage and poor circulation.

For more information: Dr. Breanne Everett

*Breanne Everett is a 2016 winner of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards.

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