Wound Care Treatments for Prostate Cancer Survivors

Approximately one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime and the American Cancer Society estimates that it is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, followed by lung cancer. Years after successfully defeating prostate cancer, some men will experience a hidden complication caused by the radiation having…

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What You Need to Know About Chronic Wound Infections

Chronic wounds are defined as those resistant to healing within an expected amount of time or show very little improvement after several weeks. Wound infections take place when complications to heal injuries or tears to the skin’s surface occur. The presence of germs and bacteria causes an open wound to become infected requiring innovative strategies…

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Achieving New Levels of Excellence at the Bell Center for Learning

The new Healogics® Bell Center for Learning, located in Jacksonville, FL officially opened in April 2022 and serves as a centralized venue for nursing and clinical courses. With fully interactive wound care models and patient simulation rooms that replicate real-life scenarios, The Bell Center offers an excellent training experience for our team members.

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High Cholesterol Can Impact Your Ability to Heal

September is National Cholesterol Education Month and a great time to have your cholesterol tested to learn more about how it affects your health. Cholesterol is a necessary type of fat in your blood to stay healthy. Genetics and diet both determine the amount and type of cholesterol in your blood but when too much…

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Wound Care in the African American Community

In our recent study, we analyzed chronic wounds from 480 clinics to evaluate the association between wound healing performance, continuity and quality of care, as well as sociodemographic factors over the course of 12 weeks. The goal was to evaluate the connection between wound healing performance and those requiring wound care treatment across these clinics….

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Wound Care Awareness

June is Wound Care Awareness Month, a time to communicate the special needs of those with chronic wounds and the variety of treatments available. This month-long celebration focuses on common wound types and the benefits of treatment options and prevention.

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Prevention and Proper Care of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

  The statistics surrounding diabetic foot ulcers are alarming. Currently, over 2 million people in the U.S. have foot ulcers and up to 25% of all adults living with diabetes will experience a foot ulcer at some point. Non-healing diabetic foot ulcers account for 85% of diabetes-related amputations.

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Charles’ Healing Journey with Healogics

Living with diabetes brings many challenges and added risks, including increased chances of developing a non-healing foot wound called a diabetic foot ulcer. This type of non-healing foot wound is a leading cause of diabetes-related amputations.

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