Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi, Kerala, launched state -of -art diabetic footwear for persons suffering from diabetic foot problems. The Department of Endocrinology and Podiatric Surgery at  AIMS, is the only centre in India where a new type of reconstructive and corrective foot and ankle surgery are being performed in large numbers in high-risk diabetic foot patients under the able guidance of diabetic lower limb and foot and ankle reconstructive surgeon Professor Dr Ajit Kumar Varma.