To be able to participate in the SMART Program, participants must:

  • Be aged 50 years or older
  • Have a unilateral lower limb amputation (transtibial or transfemoral) due to diabetes or vascular disease
  • Have completed the initial casting of prosthesis up to 2 years
  • Have access to computer or tablet and internet

Participants will not be able to participate if they:

  • Have substantial health conditions (e.g. congestive heart failure)
  • Anticipate further surgery (e.g. LLA revision) as identified by our study site’s physiatrists
  • Have an inability to use a tablet (e.g. using hands for typing)

Contact information

Participants interested in taking part in the SMART study should contact:


Phone: 604-734-1313 ext. 6292